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SB 1420: Service of Process

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Service of Process; Requiring employers to facilitate service by making employees available to accept service; increasing penalties for employers who fail to facilitate service; authorizing service on the registered agents of limited liability companies and corporations and other specified persons at any hour at a residence or personal mailbox; authorizing certified process servers to serve any nonenforceable civil process, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/18/2021 Senate • Filed
    2/24/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 139
    3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 139
    4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Judiciary

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  • SB 1420, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/18/2021 at 11:23 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (6)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    48.031 Service of process generally; service of witness subpoenas. Page 2 (pdf)
    48.062 Service on a limited liability company. Page 3 (pdf)
    48.081 Service on corporation. Page 3 (pdf)
    48.111 Service on public agencies and officers. Page 4 (pdf)
    48.27 Certified process servers. Page 4 (pdf)
    1001.40 District school board to constitute a corporation. Page 5 (pdf)

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