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P.L. 1997, CHAPTER 90, approved May 8, 1997

Senate, No. 1034 (Second Reprint)





An Act concerning joint and several liability and amending P.L.1995, c.140.


    Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:


    1. Section 3 of P.L.1995, c.140 is amended to read as follows:

    3. This act shall take effect immediately 2, shall apply to medical malpractice causes of action filed on or after June 29, 1995,2 and shall apply to causes of action [filed] 1[which accrue] 2, other than medical malpractice causes of action,2 filed1 on or after the 190th day following 2[the1 effective date of this act] June 29, 19952.

(cf: P.L.1995, c.140, s.3)


    2. This act shall take effect immediately 1[and],1 shall be retroactive to June 29, 1995 1and shall only apply to pending actions in which no final judgment has been rendered1.




Changes applicability of joint and several liability provisions.