Raised H.B. No. 6616
Session Year 2011
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE EVIDENTIARY STANDARD FOR PUNITIVE DAMAGE AWARDS.

To establish a prerequisite for the recovery of punitive damages that a plaintiff demonstrate, by clear and convincing evidence, that a defendant acted in a wanton manner, or, alternatively, in a wilful, intentional or malicious manner where such standard is currently applicable.

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Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/18/2011Public Hearing 03/23
 3/17/2011Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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