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Title
Civil Actions - Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation
Sponsored by
Delegate Rosenberg
Status
In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Altering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant in a SLAPP suit is not civilly liable for certain communications; providing that a ruling or failure to rule on a certain motion is immediately appealable; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
Committees
Original:
Judiciary
Details
Cross-filed with: SB0768
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2019
History
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/30/2019
Legislative Date
1/30/2019
Action
First Reading Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
1/30/2019
Legislative Date
1/30/2019
Action
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Civil Actions - Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation
Proceedings
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Legislative Date
Action
Vote - House - Committee - Judiciary
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/25/2019
Legislative Date
2/25/2019
Action
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 1/30/2019 1/30/2019 First Reading Judiciary
House 1/30/2019 1/30/2019 Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.
Text - First - Civil Actions - Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation
Vote - House - Committee - Judiciary
House 2/25/2019 2/25/2019 Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
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