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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XIX
Chapter 284
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F.S. 284.38
284.38 Waiver of sovereign immunity; effect.The insurance programs developed herein shall provide limits as established by the provisions of s. 768.28 if a tort claim. The limits provided in s. 768.28 shall not apply to a civil rights action arising under 42 U.S.C. s. 1983 or similar federal statute. Payment of a pending or future claim or judgment arising under any of said statutes may be made upon this act becoming a law, unless the officer, employee, or agent has been determined in the final judgment to have caused the harm intentionally; however, the fund is authorized to pay all other court-ordered attorney’s fees as provided under s. 284.31.
History.s. 1, ch. 72-206; s. 8, ch. 79-139; s. 176, ch. 81-259.