SB 262 Modifies Supreme Court Rule 52.06 relating to the dismissal of a claim due to misjoinder where venue does not exist
Sponsor: Munzlinger
LR Number: 1163S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Government Reform
Last Action: 5/12/2017 - Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 262-Munzlinger Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2017

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Current Bill Summary

SB 262 - This act amends Supreme Court Rule 52.06 to provide that if in a tort action a plaintiff or defendant is deemed misjoined due to lack of venue then the plaintiff or defendant shall be severed from the action and the claim transferred to a county in which venue exists or dismissed.

This act is substantially similar to provisions in HB 461 (2017).