2007 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1394/06 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 660
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carter, Anderson, and Rosenberg
Lead-Based Paint Damages - Reimbursement by Manufacturer - Market Share Liability


Requiring a manufacturer of lead-based paint to reimburse specified persons for damages caused by lead-based paint; establishing the types of damages for which specified manufacturers of lead-based paint are required to pay reimbursement; providing that specified manufacturers of lead-based paint may be held liable under any legally recognized theory of liability including a market share theory of liability; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Traders; etc
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Hazardous and Toxic Substances -see also- Asbestos; Radiatn.
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condominiums; Mobile Homes
Industry and Technology
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Public Buildings and Facilities -see also- Stadiums; St Hse.

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 3-1701 , 3-1702 , 3-1703 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered