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CS/CS/CS/HB 829: Attorney Fees and Costs

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Sabatini ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hill

Attorney Fees and Costs; Providing for the award of attorney fees and costs and damages in civil actions challenging local ordinances as being preempted by the State Constitution or state law; prohibiting an award of attorney fees and costs under certain circumstances; specifying that municipalities and counties may continue to enforce or extend certain ordinances, regulations, resolutions, rules, moratoriums, or policies until certain actions are taken, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/2/2019 House - Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1156
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2019 House • Filed
2/20/2019 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 87
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 87
3/18/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/20/19, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/20/2019 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 3 -HJ 478
3/20/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/21/2019 House • Now in Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 478
3/21/2019 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 475
3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 8:00 am, 12 HOB
3/26/2019 House • CS/CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 4 -HJ 520
3/27/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/27/2019 House • CS/CS by Local, Federal and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 515
3/28/2019 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 544
4/12/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/16/19, 1:30 pm, Sumner Hall
4/16/2019 House • CS/CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 745
4/17/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
4/17/2019 House • CS/CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 738
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 757
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/19
4/24/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 810
• Amendment(s) adopted (027327) -HJ 810
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 860
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 74 NAYS 37 -HJ 860
4/25/2019 Senate • In Messages
4/25/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 505
• Received -SJ 505
4/30/2019 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 628
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
4/30/2019 Senate • Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 1140 -SJ 628
• Read 2nd time -SJ 628
• Amendment(s) adopted (892770) -SJ 628
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/1/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 680
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 25 NAYS 14 -SJ 680
5/1/2019 House • In returning messages
5/2/2019 House • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (892770) -HJ 1155
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 77 NAYS 31 -HJ 1156
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1156