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Civil Actions - Discovery in Aid of Enforcement of Money Judgment - Body Attachment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barron


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a court from issuing a body attachment for an individual for failure to appear in court in response to a specified show cause order unless the court makes specified findings; prohibiting money paid by an individual arrested on a body attachment or another person on behalf of the individual to obtain the individual's release from being applied to reduce the amount of an outstanding money judgment or otherwise forfeited to the judgment creditor unless the court makes specified findings; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Barron
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0725
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Arrests
Attachments and Garnishments
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings

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November 28, 2017 1:07 P.M.