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HB 2191 - Punitive Damage Awards - Arizona Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (41-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Punitive Damage Awards

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits undocumented immigrants from receiving punitive damage awards in a law suit

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any person who is present in the state of Arizona in violation of federal immigration law from being awarded punitive damages in any action in any court in Arizona (Sec. 1).
  • This act applies retroactively to any cause of action that accrues on or after January 1, 2004 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (21-8) - (Key vote)
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Title: Punitive Damage Awards

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits undocumented immigrants from receiving punitive damage awards in a law suit.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits any person who is present in the state of Arizona in violation of federal immigration law from being awarded punitive damages in any action in any court in Arizona (Sec. 1).
  • This act applies retroactively to any cause of action that accrues on or after January 1, 2004 (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-16) -

Title: Punitive Damage Awards

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Punitive Damage Awards

Sponsors

  • James 'Jim' Weiers (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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