2020 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bell
SB 267: Opioids Punitive Damages Cap

Item 309 #6s

Item 309 #6s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions FY2021 $50,000 FY2022 $50,000 NGF

Page 292, line 24, strike "$35,045,161" and insert "$35,095,161".
Page 292, line 24, strike "$35,167,021" and insert "$35,217,021".


(This amendment provides funds for the implementation costs of Senate Bill 267, which eliminates the limitation on the total amount of (i) punitive damages against a manufacturer or distributor of opioids or (ii) damages for medical malpractice against a health care provider for the prescription of opioids in excess of the recommended dosage or quantity that can be awarded in an action arising out of injury to or death of a person as a result of such person's use of such opioids.)