Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 200

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Bill Text

History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Frivolous lawsuits; require plaintiff to pay defendant's cost of defending.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

101/12/00(H)Referred To Judiciary A
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

House Committee:

Principal Author: Cameron

Code Sections: A 011-0055-0005, A 011-0055-0007

Title: AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 11-55-5 AND 11-55-7, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT A PARTY AND HIS ATTORNEY SHALL BE LIABLE FOR COSTS IN A FRIVOLOUS SUIT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:21.



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