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COMMITTEE:   Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. John Smithee 


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HB 447        Bell | et al.          
Relating to the civil liability of certain businesses in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the business premises.

HB 478        Israel | et al.        
Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle.

HB 487        Guillen                
Relating to a landowner's liability for injuries incurred during certain recreational activities.

HB 497        Rinaldi | et al.       
Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business's premises.

HB 556        Keough | et al.        
Relating to the civil liability of certain persons in connection with allowing or forbidding handguns on the premises of a business or apartment complex.

HB 606        Springer | et al.      
Relating to the liability of a person who allows handguns to be carried on property owned, controlled, or managed by the person.

HB 719        Wu                     
Relating to liability limits in a health care liability claim.

HB 1053       Meyer | et al.         
Relating to statutes of repose for certain claims involving the construction or repair of an improvement to real property or the attachment of equipment to real property.

HB 1166       Stephenson | et al.    
Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.

HB 1315       King, Phil             
Relating to the liability of employees of certain real property owners for certain claims arising from construction activities.

HB 1463       Smithee | et al.       
Relating to procedures for asserting claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act; providing a civil penalty.

HB 2069       Shaheen                
Relating to a limitation on civil suits against persons reporting suspicious activity in good faith.




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