2007 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1109

File Code: Courts and Court Personnel - Statewide
Sponsored By:
Delegates Ramirez, Vallario, Anderson, Barnes, Frank, Kramer, Lee, McConkey, Shank, Simmons, Smigiel, and Valderrama
Entitled:
District Court - Civil Jurisdiction - Amount in Controversy

Synopsis:

Increasing from $25,000 to $30,000 the amount in controversy that determines the civil jurisdiction of the District Court in specified cases; and applying the Act prospectively.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
2/15
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2/26
Re-referred Judiciary
2/27
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
3/12
Favorable Report by Judiciary
3/13
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/15
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
3/30
Returned Passed
Senate Action
3/16
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
3/21
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
4/2
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
3/30
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/31
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
4/10
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 84

Sponsored by:

Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

District Courts
Jurisdiction

Bill affects the following Statute:

Courts and Judicial Proceedings
( 4-401 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 15, 2007: Third Reading Passed (137-0)
Senate
March 31, 2007: Third Reading Passed (47-0)