44th ALEC Annual Meeting – Denver, CO

July 19-21, 2017  •  Denver, CO

Civil Justice Task Force Meeting

Description

Task Force on Civil Justice

Tentative Meeting Agenda

2017 Annual Meeting | Denver, CO

Thursday, July 20, 2017

2:30 – 5:30 PM
 

2:30 PM Call to Order
Welcome and Introductions
Approval of Minutes from Annual Meeting

2:45 PM Civil Justice Task Force Update
Sunset Review Considerations:
Commonsense Consumption Act
Full and Fair Noneconomic Damages Act
Intrastate Forum Shopping Abuse Reform Act
Fair Share Act

2:50 PM Model Policy: The Class Actions Improvements Act: New Rulemaking Developments and Considerations

3:00 PM Settling Extra-Contractual Damages in Missouri

3:15 PM Panel Discussion: State Lawsuit Reform Efforts in 2017 and Beyond

3:50 PM Panel Discussion: What is Commercial Speech and Why Does it Matter in a Market Economy?

4:35 PM Getting Rid of the Seatbelt Evidence Gag Rule

4:50 PM Panel Discussion: Considering State Legislative Options to Refocus Disability Lawsuits

5:20 PM For the Good of the Order

5:30 PM Adjournment