HB 556, 62nd R.S. history

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HB 556, 62nd R.S.
Relating to establishing a system of comparative negligence and abolishing contributory negligence as a bar to recovery under certain conditions in civil suits by providing for recovery of damages on the basis of comparison of negligence.

Author: L. DeWitt Hale
Sponsor: Oscar Mauzy

Vetoed by Governor Preston Smith

Note: Attachments to Governor's veto message include: point of order raised suggesting the Governor did not comply with Article 4, Section 14 of the Constitution; statement by Speaker and Lt. Governor.

Civil Remedies & Liabilities
Courts--Civil Procedure

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