Passed BothConf. Cmte
- Civil Actions – Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation
- Sponsored by
- Senators Hettleman, Sydnor, and Smith
- In the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Altering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant in a SLAPP suit is not civilly liable for certain communications; providing for a plaintiff's burden and the award of certain fees in connection with a motion to dismiss; providing for the prospective application of the Act; etc.
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( 12-303, 5-807 )
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