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CS/CS/HB 797: Clerks of Court

GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax Subcommittee ; Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Pilon

Clerks of Court; Authorizes jurors & witnesses to be paid by check; requires party applying for garnishment to pay deposit to garnishee, rather than in registry of court; deletes provision that requires clerk to collect specified fee; provides requirements for sale of tax certificates; revises requirements for redemption of tax certificates; provides circumstances under which land shall be placed on specified list; clarifies notice requirements; provides for excess proceeds relating to unclaimed property; requires clerk to ensure that excess funds are paid according to specified priorities; provides for interpleader actions & award of reasonable fees & costs.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 6/20/2014 - Chapter No. 2014-211
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/4/2014 House • Filed
2/14/2014 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 68
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 68
3/10/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/12/14, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/12/2014 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 284
3/14/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 283
3/18/2014 House • Original reference(s) removed: Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee
• CS referred to Finance and Tax Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 292
• Now in Finance and Tax Subcommittee -HJ 292
3/28/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Subcommittee, 04/01/14, 2:30 pm, Morris Hall
4/1/2014 House • CS/CS by Finance and Tax Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 441
4/2/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Finance and Tax Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 438
4/3/2014 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 465
4/9/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/11/14, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/11/2014 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -HJ 529
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 529
4/22/2014 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/14
4/24/2014 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 652
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/25/2014 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 741
• CS passed; YEAS 117 NAYS 0 -HJ 741
4/25/2014 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 705
• Received -SJ 705
5/1/2014 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 979
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 979
• Substituted for CS/SB 788 -SJ 979
• Read 2nd time -SJ 979
• Placed on 3rd reading
5/2/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 1046
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 1046
5/2/2014 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1323
6/13/2014 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/20/2014 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2014-211