SB 847 Modifies the jurisdiction of small claims courts
Sponsor: Bartle
LR Number: 4308S.01I Fiscal Note: 4308-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 2/6/2006 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary

SB 847 - This act provides that the small claims courts shall have jurisdiction over any case in which the amount in controversy does not exceed five thousand dollars, which is an increase from the current jurisdictional limit of three thousand dollars.