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Record Group Number: 000920
Series/Collection Number: .T HCLA
Creator: Florida. Legislature.  --House of Representatives.  --Committee on Claims.
Title, Dates: Committee audio recordings, 1973-1996, 1998-2006.
Amount: 418.00 audio tapes
14 compact disks
Medium Included: audiotapes cassette
videotapes VHS
Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
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Biographical/Historical:     In 1968, the House Committee on Claims (1968-1972; 1976-1978; 1984-1996; 1999-2006) became a standing committee with a permanent staff under the provisions of Ch. 68-35, Laws. The Committee reviews all claims or relief bills.
    In accordance with the State Constitution (Article X, Section 13, 1968), the state and its agencies and subdivisions are liable for tort claims. When a judgment in excess of an amount specified by law is rendered, these amounts must be reported to the legislature, and may be paid only by an act of the legislature, F.S. 768.28(5). Relief bills are requests for appropriations to compensate claimants for personal injury or property damage based on excessive judgment claims or equitable claims filed without an underlying excess judgment.

Summary:     This series contains recordings of House Committee on Claims (1976-1978 and 1985-1996, 1999-2006), Special Master Hearings (1999-2004), Select Committee on Pitts-Lee Claim Bill (1979), and Select Committee on Claims (1979-1980, 1984-1988) meetings. The recordings contain discussion on legislation pertaining to all claims and relief bills filed by individuals seeking compensation for adverse action by a government agency.
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Subject Access Fields: Florida. Legislature.  --House of Representatives.  --Committee on Claims.
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Added Entries Florida. Legislature.  --House of Representatives.  --Committee on Retirement, Personnel, and Claims.