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The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.

CS/SB 592: Garnishment

GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism ; Galvano

Garnishment; Authorizing an employee or agent of a business entity to answer a writ of garnishment on behalf of the entity; revising “Notice to Defendant” provided by the clerk of court in a garnishment proceeding; requiring the defendant to certify under oath and penalty of perjury that he or she provided notice of the garnishment exemption claim and request for hearing to the plaintiff, the garnishee, or their respective attorneys in order to obtain a hearing, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 7/1/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-233
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/4/2013 Senate • Filed
2/7/2013 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism -SJ 45
3/1/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/06/13, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 45
3/6/2013 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 156
3/7/2013 Senate • Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 156
3/13/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 03/18/13, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/18/2013 Senate • CS by- Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 230
3/19/2013 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 230
• CS by Commerce and Tourism read 1st time -SJ 231
3/21/2013 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/27/13
3/27/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 263
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 302
• Amendment(s) adopted (928144) -SJ 302
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 303
4/10/2013 House • In Messages
4/26/2013 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 914
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
• Received -HJ 914
4/29/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 943
• Substituted for CS/CS/HB 405 -HJ 943
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/30/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 991
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 991
4/30/2013 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 881
6/14/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/28/2013 • Approved by Governor
7/1/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-233