Proposed H.B. No. 5936
Session Year 2013
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE RELATING TO A PARTY'S FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE STATE'S SEATBELT LAW IN CIVIL ACTIONS.

To allow evidence relating to a party's failure to comply with the state's seatbelt law to be introduced into evidence for purposes of mitigating damages in a civil action provided the party introducing such evidence has pleaded such noncompliance as an affirmative defense.

Introduced by:
Rep. Kevin Ryan, 139th Dist.
Rep. Elizabeth B. Ritter, 38th Dist.
Sen. Andrea L. Stillman, 20th Dist.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 1/24/2013Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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