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SB 53 - Prohibiting the Awarding of Legal Fees to Plaintiffs in Public Interest Lawsuits - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibiting the Awarding of Legal Fees to Plaintiffs in Public Interest Lawsuits

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-30) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting the Awarding of Legal Fees to Plaintiffs in Public Interest Lawsuits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits judges from awarding attorney fees to plaintiffs in successful public interest lawsuits filed against the state government after May 12, 2009.

Highlights:
-This is a substitute bill sponsored by Sen. Stephen Urquhart.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting the Awarding of Legal Fees to Plaintiffs in Public Interest Lawsuits

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits judges from awarding attorney fees to plaintiffs in successful public interest lawsuits filed against the state government after May 12, 2009.

Highlights:
-This is a substitute bill sponsored by Sen. Stephen Urquhart.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (42-23) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-8) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibiting the Awarding of Legal Fees to Plaintiffs in Public Interest Lawsuits

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