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Civil Penalties for Shoplifting and Employee Theft

Sponsored by:

Senator Norman


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Altering requirements for specified demand letters relating to alleged acts of shoplifting or employee theft; providing that a responsible person who prevails in a specified civil action is entitled to an award of court costs and reasonable attorney's fees, under specified circumstances; requiring a court to reduce the amount of restitution awarded in a specified criminal proceeding by an amount equal to specified damages and civil penalties; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Norman
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1239 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys' Fees
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Commerce and Business -see also- Dealers; Elec. Comm.; etc.
Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Court Costs
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
District Courts
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Theft -see also- Shoplifting
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-1301 through 3-1308)

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October 24, 2017 5:10 P.M.