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HB 627: Service of Process

GENERAL BILL by Pilon ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell

Service of Process; Requires sheriffs to charge uniform fee for service of process; requires employer to permit authorized individual to make service on employee in private area designated by employer; provides civil fine; authorizes substitute service during first attempt of service at sole proprietorship under certain circumstances; requires person requesting service or person authorized to serve process to file return-of-service form; revises provision on service of corporation; authorizes sheriff to rely on affidavit submitted by levying creditor & apply for instructions from court regarding distribution of proceeds from sale of levied property.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/20/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-207
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/16/2014 House • Filed
1/27/2014 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 53
1/29/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/05/14, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2/5/2014 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 155
• Now in Justice Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 155
2/12/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/19/14, 1:00 pm, Morris Hall
2/19/2014 House • Favorable by Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 158
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 158
2/24/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/03/14, 12:30 pm, Sumner Hall
3/3/2014 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 161
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 161
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 53
3/17/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/19/14
3/19/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 299
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/20/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 317
• Passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 1 -HJ 317
3/26/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs -SJ 350
• Received -SJ 350
4/11/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Community Affairs -SJ 508
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 508
• Substituted for SB 620 -SJ 508
• Read 2nd time -SJ 508
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 581
• Passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 581
4/24/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 705
6/13/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/20/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-207