SB0985

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Public Safety - Gas Pipelines - Public Nuisance Suits

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin

Status:

In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn


Synopsis:Granting the District Court exclusive original civil jurisdiction in a specified proceeding to abate a public nuisance; providing that a gas pipeline shall be considered a public nuisance under specified circumstances; authorizing specified persons to bring a specified action against the owner or operator of a gas pipeline to abate a public nuisance under the Act; authorizing a court to order a specified relief if, after a hearing, the court determines that a public nuisance exists; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Judicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Public Safety
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys
Attorneys' Fees
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Court Costs
Damages
District Courts
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fuel -see also- Coal
Hearings
Homeowners Associations
Jurisdiction
Nuisances -see also- Noise; Weeds
Real Property
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State's Attorneys
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(4-401)
Article - Public Safety
(15-101, 15-102)

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October 24, 2017 1:10 P.M.