In a post last week I mentioned that the the Minnesota legislature passed bill HF420 amending amendments to Minnesota’s Notice and Opportunity to Repair Law and sent them for Governor Pawlenty to sign. Kevin Duchschere of the Star Tribune reported in an article this afternoon that the governor vetoed HF420. It’s now back to the… Continue Reading
In the last post I mentioned that amendments to Nevada’s Notice and Opportunity to Repair law (SB349) might not pass this year. According to the Mercury News’s Home Defect, Malpractice Bills Die article today, they won’t.
Since the building boom that started in the mid-1990’s, Minnesota, Nevada, and Colorado each enacted Notice and Opportunity to Repair statutes (“NOR Statutes”) intended to reduce the volume and expense of residential construction defect litigation. This past legislative season, legislatures in each of these states considered bills to amend their NOR Statutes. One passed, one… Continue Reading