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CS/CS/HB 457: Collection of Worthless Payment Instruments

GENERAL BILL by Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Magar

Collection of Worthless Payment Instruments; Defines "payment instrument"; applies certain provisions relating to civil actions brought to collect dishonored checks, drafts, & orders of payment to specified types of payment instruments to permit award of triple damages, court costs, & reasonable attorney fees, imposition of service charges, & requirements for written demands for payment that must be delivered before commencement of collection actions; authorizes payee of dishonored payment instrument to recover bank fees & service charge without filing civil action.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 6/6/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-113
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/22/2013 House • Filed
1/30/2013 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 55
2/6/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/13/13, 2:00 pm, 404 HOB
2/13/2013 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 2 -HJ 155
2/19/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2/21/2013 House • Now in Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee -HJ 152
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 55
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 149
3/18/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee, 03/20/13, 1:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/20/2013 House • CS/CS by Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 332
3/22/2013 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
3/25/2013 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 346
• CS/CS by Business and Professional Regulation Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 340
3/26/2013 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/28/13, 10:30 am, 404 HOB
3/28/2013 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 371
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 371
4/9/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/11/13
4/11/2013 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 515
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/12/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 591
• CS passed; YEAS 96 NAYS 18 -HJ 591
4/18/2013 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary -SJ 502
4/23/2013 Senate • Received -SJ 502
5/2/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary -SJ 1022
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1022
• Substituted for CS/SB 550 -SJ 1022
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1022
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/3/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1056
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1056
5/3/2013 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1470
5/28/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/5/2013 • Approved by Governor
6/6/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-113