SB 614 Requires courts to award costs and attorney's fees to a party when a case has no basis in law or an attorney acts in bad faith
Sponsor: Kehoe Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 4628S.02I 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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SB 614 - This act requires courts to award litigation costs and attorney's fees to a party filing and prevailing on a motion to dismiss a suit for having no basis in law or fact. If the motion is denied, the party opposing the motion shall be awarded its litigation costs and attorney fees associated with defending against the motion.

MIKE HAMMANN