Civil Procedure (6)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0858 SupportNotice Requirement for a Pending Sale of Unclaimed Property by Law Enforcement Josh McLaurin
2/3/2020 House Second Readers Judiciary - Non-Civil --
2020/02/07 Civil Procedure Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons General County Government
Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
This legislation allows law enforcement to post legal notice of a pending sale of unclaimed property on their website or the county website once a week for four weeks, in lieu of running an ad in the paper.
HB 1036 OpposeAsset Forfeiture Steve Tarvin
2/28/2020 House Second Readers Judiciary - Non-Civil --
2020/02/28 Report Civil Procedure Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons
Public Safety and Courts
This legislation requires that proceeds from a judicial sale as a result of asset forfeiture be remitted to the Indigent Care Trust Fund and the Safe Harbour for Sexually Exploited Children.  Under current law the proceeds from Judicial sales stay at the local level to fund law enforcement activities.
HB 1086 NegotiatingRequirement for Conclusion of Criminal Proceeding Prior to Civil Forfeiture Proceedings Ed Setzler
3/5/2020 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Judiciary - Non-Civil --
2020/03/06 Report Civil Procedure Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons
Public Safety and Courts
This legislation requires the court to stay civil forfeiture proceedings during the pendency of the criminal proceedings unless the owner or interest holder of the property waives such stay.
HB 1089 EvaluatingTort Reform Bill Tom McCall
3/5/2020 House Second Readers Special Committee on Access to the Civil Justice System --
Civil Procedure General County Government Government Immunity Larry Ramsey Public Safety and Courts

This bill would make extensive changes to the rules regarding civil lawsuits. 

SB 0415 NeutralTort Reform Bill Steve Gooch
3/12/2020 Senate Tabled -Insurance and Labor -
Civil Procedure Criminal Procedure General County Government Government Immunity Larry Ramsey
Public Safety and Courts
This bill makes significant changes to procedures and rules of evidence for various civil tort actions, including limiting premises liability claims. 
SB 0453 NeutralStatutory Rules Change for the Recusal or Disqualification of Judges of Superior and State Court John Kennedy
2/27/2020 Senate Read and Referred -Judiciary -
Civil Procedure Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts
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