Honorable Jeff Leach, Chair, House Committee on Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
John McGeady, Assistant Director Sarah Keyton, Assistant Director Legislative Budget Board
HB2891 by White (Relating to recovery of attorney's fees against veterinarians for certain claims.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would amend the Civil Practice and Remedies Code to prohibit the recovery of attorney's fees against a veterinarian in a claim for killed or injured stock resulting from malpractice or negligence.
Based on the analysis of the Office of Court Administration, duties and responsibilities associated with implementing the provisions of the bill could be accomplished by utilizing existing resources.
The bill would take effect immediately if it receives a vote of two-thirds of all members elected to each house or September 1, 2019.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
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