SB 613 Requires courts to award prevailing defendants their costs and attorney's fees
Sponsor: Kehoe Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 4732S.01I Fiscal Note not available
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/26/2012 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S161
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2012

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Current Bill Summary

SB 613 - This act requires courts to award litigation costs and attorney's fees to a prevailing defendant unless the plaintiff voluntarily dismisses the suit before the defendant's time to file for dismissal has passed.

This act is similar to HB 1342 (2012).