CSHB 249(JUD): "An Act relating to the award of costs and attorney fees to defendants under court rule in civil actions brought under monopoly and restraint of trade statutes; and providing for an effective date."
00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 249(JUD) 01 "An Act relating to the award of costs and attorney fees to defendants under court rule 02 in civil actions brought under monopoly and restraint of trade statutes; and providing 03 for an effective date." 04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 05 * Section 1. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section 06 to read: 07 Legislative Intent. This Act is intended to clarify and express the intent of existing 08 law. 09 * Sec. 2. AS 45.50.576 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 10 (c) In a civil action brought under AS 45.50.562 - 45.50.570, if judgment is 11 for the defendant, the defendant shall be awarded the defendant's costs of the suit, 12 including reasonable attorney fees in accordance with rules adopted by the supreme 13 court for awarding costs and attorney fees to prevailing parties in civil actions. 14 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).