1Amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the
2Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, further providing for
3limitations on damages.

4The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
5hereby enacts as follows:

6Section 1. Section 8553(b) of Title 42 of the Pennsylvania
7Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:

8§ 8553. Limitations on damages.

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10(b) Amounts recoverable.--Damages arising from the same
11cause of action or transaction or occurrence or series of causes
12of action or transactions or occurrences shall not exceed
13[$500,000] $2,000,000 in the aggregate.

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15Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.