Legislature(2003 - 2004)
2003-05-14 House JournalFull Journal pdf
2003-05-14 House Journal Page 1637 HB 145 The following was read the second time: HOUSE BILL NO. 145 "An Act relating to public interest litigants and to attorney fees; and amending Rule 82, Alaska Rules of Civil Procedure." 2003-05-14 House Journal Page 1638 with the: Journal Page JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 2DP 2DNP 3NR 1450 FN1: ZERO(LAW) 1450 FN3: ZERO(ADM) 1450 FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 2DP 3DNP 6NR 1588 FN1: ZERO(LAW) 1589 FN3: ZERO(ADM) 1589 Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent that the following committee substitute be adopted in lieu of the original bill: CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 145(FIN) "An Act prohibiting discrimination in the awarding of attorney fees and costs in civil actions or appeals to or against, or in the posting of bonds or other security by, public interest litigants; and relating to awards of attorney fees and costs in cases involving enforcement of constitutional rights; and providing for an effective date." Representative Gara objected. Representative Coghill moved and asked unanimous consent to withdraw the motion. There being no objection, it was so ordered. The Speaker stated that, without objection, HB 145 would be moved to the bottom of the calendar.