HB0048

Find a 2015 Bill:

2015 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Clerks of the Circuit Courts - Collection of Appearance Fees

Sponsored by:

Chair, Judiciary Committee

Status:

Veto sustained (0-141)


Synopsis:Clarifying that if more than one stockholder, partner, member, or employee of a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, or other entity engaged in practicing law enters an appearance in an action or a case, the clerk of the circuit court may collect only one appearance fee per entity; and clarifying that, if more than one employee of a specified governmental entity enters an appearance in an action or a case, the clerk of the circuit court may collect only one appearance fee per governmental entity.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Maryland Judicial Conference)
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0060
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys
Circuit Courts
Clerks of Court
Corporations -see also- Municipal Corps; Public Corps & Inst
Court Costs
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Limited Liability Companies
Partnerships
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
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October 24, 2017 4:40 P.M.