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Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5570
Session Year 2014
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS TO CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN ACTIONS BROUGHT BY THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE.

To address the holding in State of Connecticut v. Lombardo Brothers Mason Contractors, Inc., et al. by abrogating the common law doctrine of nullum tempus occurrit regi (no time runs against the king) in specific tort, product liability and contract actions for the purpose of extending the statutes of limitations for bringing a claim in those actions to the state and any political subdivision of the state.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/16/2014(LCO)File Number 595
 4/16/2014House Calendar Number 387
 4/16/2014Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/16/2014(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/10/2014(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/15/14 5:00 PM
 4/2/2014(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/2/2014(JUD)Joint Favorable Substitute
 3/13/2014Public Hearing 03/17
 3/12/2014Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of HB-5570

Rep. Robert C. Sampson, 80th Dist.
Public Hearing Testimony  

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