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2020 LA H.B. 51

Title - HOUSE BILL NO. 51

Law Number - 2020 LA H.B. 51

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Provides with respect to immunity from civil liability for law enforcement engaged in certain actions

2020 UT H 82

Title - Governmental Immunity Act of Utah

Law Number - 2020 UT H 82

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Amends the Governmental Immunity Act,modifies a provision relating to a governmental entity’s obligation to provide information to a claimant after the filing of a notice of claim.

2020 UT S 76

Title - A BILL modifying provisions relating to governmental immunity.

Law Number - 2020 UT S 76

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Modifies the definitions of "governmental entity," "political subdivision," and "state" applicable to the Governmental Immunity Act of Utah,authorizes the attorney general to waive Eleventh Amendment immunity in cases brought under the governmental immuni...

Modifies the definitions of “governmental entity,” “political subdivision,” and “state” applicable to the Governmental Immunity Act of Utah,authorizes the attorney general to waive Eleventh Amendment immunity in cases brought under the governmental immunity law in federal court,prohibits a private attorney representing the state to waive Eleventh Amendment immunity in federal court without the attorney general’s written consent,prohibits a party to a lawsuit under the Governmental Immunity Act of Utah from waiving or being determined to have waived immunity from suit unless immunity is waived in statute,and modifies a provision relating to the district courts’ exclusive jurisdiction over an action under the Governmental Immunity Act of Utah.

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2019 GA S.B. 514

Title - To amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state tort claims, so as to remove certain immunities from the actions of certain law enforcement officers,to provide that law enforcement officers alleged to have committed misconduct or a violation of law while acting within the scope of his or her official duties or employment shall be subject to lawsuit or liability,to provide for related matters,to provide for an effective date,to repeal conflicting laws,and for other purposes.

Law Number - 2019 GA S.B. 514

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remove certain immunities in cases of police misconduct misconduct