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HB 4, 78th Regular Session
Relating to reform of certain procedures and remedies in civil actions.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Joe Nixon
Joint Author: Ray Allen | Jaime Capelo | Beverly Woolley | Robert Cook
Coauthor: Todd Baxter | Leo Berman | Dwayne Bohac | Dennis Bonnen | Dan Branch | Betty Brown | Fred Brown | Bill Callegari | Scott Campbell | Carter Casteel | Warren Chisum | Wayne Christian | Byron Cook | Frank Corte | Joe Crabb | Myra Crownover | John Davis | Glenda Dawson | Dianne Delisi | Mary Denny | Joe Driver | Rob Eissler | Gary Elkins | Kino Flores | Dan Flynn | Dan Gattis | Charlie Geren | Toby Goodman | Tony Goolsby | Bob Griggs | Kent Grusendorf | Roberto Gutierrez | Mike Hamilton | Peggy Hamric | Rick Hardcastle | Linda Harper-Brown | Talmadge Heflin | Glenn Hegar | Fred Hill | Ruben Hope | Charlie Howard | Bob Hunter | Suzanna Hupp | Carl Isett | Elizabeth Jones | Bill Keffer | Jim Keffer | Phil King | Lois Kolkhorst | Mike Krusee | Edmund Kuempel | Jodie Laubenberg | Jerry Madden | Kenny Marchant | Brian McCall | Ken Mercer | Tommy Merritt | Sid Miller | Geanie Morrison | Anna Mowery | Ken Paxton | Larry Phillips | Jim Pitts | Elvira Reyna | Debbie Riddle | Gene Seaman | Wayne Smith | Burt Solomons | Jack Stick | David Swinford | Larry Taylor | Vicki Truitt | Corbin Van Arsdale | George West | Arlene Wohlgemuth | Martha Wong | Bill Zedler | Robert Talton
Sponsor: Bill Ratliff

Remarks: Enabling legislation for HJR 3. The chair submitted the point of order to the house for decision but subsequently sustained the point of order before calling for a vote of the house. This Act takes effect September 1, 2003, except Article 17 takes effect immediately.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2003, 78th R.S.,ch. 204, General and Special Laws of Texas

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Conference Committee:

Conference Committee Report 
House Members: (appointed 05/21/2003) Joe Nixon (Chair) | Dan Gattis | Phil King | Vilma Luna | Beverly Woolley |

Senate Members: (appointed 05/29/2003) Bill Ratliff (Chair) | Kenneth Armbrister | Robert Duncan | Chris Harris | Jane Nelson |

Gubernatorial documents:

Subjects:
ARCHITECTS & ARCHITECTURE
Charitable & Nonprofit Organizations
Civil Remedies & Liabilities
CLASS ACTIONS
Courts--Civil Procedure
Education--Primary & Secondary--Teachers
Fire Fighters & Police--Volunteer
Health Care Providers
Health--Indigent Health Care
INFORMED CONSENT
Malpractice--Professionals
PHYSICIANS
Product Liability
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions
Tort Reform

House Committee: Civil Practices (Joe Nixon, Jaime Capelo, Yvonne Davis, Dan Gattis, Will Hartnett, Phil King, Mike Krusee, Patrick Rose, Beverly Woolley)
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Robert Duncan, Bill Ratliff, Kenneth Armbrister, Rodney Ellis, Troy Fraser, Chris Harris, Frank Madla, Jane Nelson, Florence Shapiro, Todd Staples, Tommy Williams)

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