SB 986 Jury interrogatories.
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Summary as introduced:
Jury interrogatories. Allows the court to submit written interrogatories to the jury together with forms for a general verdict in certain cases where complex issues of fact must be decided in order to arrive at a verdict. The provision does not apply to personal injury or wrongful death negligence cases unless otherwise specifically authorized by law, comparative negligence applies or all parties agree. When answers to the interrogatories are inconsistent with the verdict, the court shall either order the jury to reconsider its answers and verdict or order a new trial.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 034184500  pdf

Status:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 034184500
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 2-N)
02/03/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
02/03/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (37-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/04/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Communicated to House
02/05/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/05/03  House: Read first time
02/05/03  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/03  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 2
02/17/03  House: Stricken from docket by C. J. (21-Y 0-N)