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Session 124 - (2021-2022)Printer Friendly
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S 0762 General Bill, By Kimbrell, Rice, Adams, Turner and Climer
Summary: Frivolous lawsuits
    A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 15-36-10 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS, TO PROVIDE THAT SANCTIONS MUST BE IMPOSED UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, TO PROVIDE THAT A COURT OR PARTY PROPOSING A SANCTION MUST EXPEDITIOUSLY NOTIFY THE COURT AND ALL PARTIES OF THE CONDUCT CONSTITUTING A VIOLATION, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ATTORNEY, PARTY, OR PRO SE LITIGANT WHO ALLEGEDLY COMMITTED THE VIOLATION HAS FIFTEEN DAYS TO RESPOND TO THE ALLEGATIONS, AND TO INCLUDE THE COSTS OF DEPOSITIONS AND REASONABLE FEES FOR TESTIFYING EXPERT WITNESSES AS REASONABLE COSTS,
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04/22/21Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 6)
04/22/21Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 6)



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