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HB16-1055

No State Prerequisites To Sue United States Federal Torts

Concerning the ability of Coloradans to sue the United States for its tortious conduct.
Session:
2016 Regular Session
Subject:
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

The bill clarifies that there are no prerequisites established by state law, other than those applicable to a tort committed by a party other than the United States, to sue the United States as authorized by the 'Federal Tort Claims Act'.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

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Introduced
Lost

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Prime Sponsor

Rep. D. Coram

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