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CS/SB 334: Prejudgment Interest

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Steube

Prejudgment Interest; Requiring a court to include interest in a final judgment in an action from which a plaintiff recovers economic or noneconomic damages; requiring a court to include interest on attorney fees and costs in the final judgment, if recovered, etc.

Effective Date: July 1, 2017, and shall apply to causes of action that accrue on or after that date
Last Action: 3/7/2017 Senate - CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 142
Location: In committee/council (RC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2017 Senate • Filed
1/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Rules -SJ 60
2/13/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/21/17, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/21/2017 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 149
2/22/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/24/2017 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 149
3/6/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/09/17, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building --Amendment(s) Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 60
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 142