SB 853
Modifies provisions relating to statutes of limitations
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Last Action:
4/15/2024 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SB 853 - Currently, actions for personal injury shall be brought within five years from the time the injury occurred. This act states that actions for personal injury are to be brought within two years from the time the injury occurred. Additionally, current actions against an insurer relating to uninsured motorist coverage or underinsured motorist coverage, including any action to enforce such coverage, are to be brought within ten years. This act modifies the statute of limitations for such actions to be brought within two years.

This act is identical to provisions in SB 117 (2023), SB 708 (2023), in SCS/SB 631 (2022), in SB 1243 (2022), in HCS/SCS/SB 119 (2021), and in HCS/HB 922 (2021), and is similar to HB 1964 (2024), HB 272 (2023), HB 2206 (2022), provisions in SS/SB 3 (2021), HB 855 (2021), SB 633 (2020), SB 96 (2019), and SB 934 (2018).



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