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SB 0018 - Court-Connected Alternative Dispute Resolution; add municipal courts; charge additional filing fees for civil actions

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Harp,Seth 29th
Last Action: 1/29/2007 - House Second Readers
Senate Committee: S JUDY
House Committee: Judy
Assigned To:
05. Superior CourtsNext Bill
06. State CourtsNext Bill
07. Juvenile CourtsNext Bill
08. Probate CourtsNext Bill
10. Municipal CourtsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend Chapter 23 of Title 15.  Municipal courts may charge additional filing fees for civil actions and cases filed to fund alternative dispute resolution programs.  The Board of Trustees of County Fund for the Administration of Alternative Dispute Programs shall consist of a municipal court judge from each city within the county.

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