Legislature(2003 - 2004)

2003-05-19 Senate Journal

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2003-05-19                     Senate Journal                      Page 1591
HB 145                                                                                            
The Judiciary Committee considered 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." Signing do pass: Senator Seekins, Chair; Senator Therriault.                                 
Signing do not pass: Senators Ellis, French. Signing no                                             
recommendation: Senator Ogan.                                                                       
The following previously published fiscal information applies:                                      
 Fiscal Note No. 1, zero, Department of Law                                                         
 Fiscal Note No. 3, zero, Department of Administration                                              
The bill is on today's calendar.