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CS/SB 1098: General Assignments

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Richter

General Assignments; Requiring an assignee’s bond to be in at least a specific amount or double the liquidation value of the unencumbered and liquid assets of the estate, whichever is higher; authorizing an assignee to conduct certain discovery to determine whether to prosecute certain claims or causes of action; extending the time period for which a court may authorize an assignee to conduct the business of the assignor; providing that the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure apply to objections to claims in all pending cases beginning on a specific date, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/25/2013 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 833 (Ch. 2013-244) -SJ 610
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2013 Senate • Filed
2/28/2013 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 81
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 81
3/27/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/01/13, 3:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/1/2013 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 277
4/2/2013 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance -SJ 277
4/4/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 04/09/13, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/9/2013 Senate • CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 422
4/11/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules -SJ 422
• CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 425
4/12/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/17/13, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/17/2013 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 480
4/18/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 480
4/19/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/13
4/25/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 609
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 833 -SJ 610
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 833 (Ch. 2013-244) -SJ 610