2013 Senate Bill 309

Require affidavit of merit for architect and engineer lawsuits

Introduced in the Senate

April 11, 2013

Introduced by Sen. Jack Brandenburg (R-11)

To extend to lawsuits against architects and engineers provisions similar to the state's medical malpractice lawsuit requirements, which require a suit to be accompanied by a detailed "affidavit of merit" by a licensed professional in the same field, stating the opinion that the defendant breached the applicable standard of reasonable care or practice required in the case.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary