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Pennsylvania House of Representatives

House Committee Roll Call Votes

Committee JUDICIARY Date April 4, 2017
Bill/Resolution SB261 PN0243 A00465 Type of Motion Adopt Amendment
Maker of Motion Rep. Petrarca Seconded by Rep. Neuman
Brief Description This amendment removes the limits on damages that currently apply for civil cases brought against government parties. Currently, there are monetary caps on the amount of damages that may be awarded and limits on the types of damages that may be recovered. For state government parties, damages are capped at $250,000 per plaintiff or $1,000,000 in aggregate. For local government parties, damages are capped at $500,000 in the aggregate.

Majority Members

Marsico, Ron - Chair
Corbin, Becky
Delozier, Sheryl M.
English, Harold A.
Everett, Garth D.
Jozwiak, Barry J.
Klunk, Kate A.
Knowles, Jerry
Nesbit, Tedd C.
Pyle, Jeffrey P.
Saccone, Rick
Schemel, Paul
Stephens, Todd
Toohil, Tarah
Topper, Jesse
White, Martina A.

Minority Members

Petrarca, Joseph A. - Chair
Bizzarro, Ryan A.
Briggs, Tim
Costa, Dom
Davis, Tina M.
Dawkins, Jason
Dean, Madeleine
McClinton, Joanna E.
Miller, Dan L.
Mullery, Gerald J.
Neuman, Brandon P.

Vote Summary

YEAS: 23
NV: 0