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CS/CS/CS/SB 328: Courts

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Infrastructure and Security ; Judiciary ; Brandes

Courts; Requiring specified filing fees for appeals from certain county courts; increasing the jurisdictional limit for actions at law by county courts on specified dates; providing county court civil filing fees for claims of specified values, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2020
Last Action: 5/2/2019 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 337 (Ch. 2019-58) -SJ 769
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/14/2019 Senate • Filed
    1/25/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Infrastructure and Security; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 56
    1/28/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/04/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
    2/4/2019 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
    2/6/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Infrastructure and Security
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 56
    • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 154
    4/4/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Infrastructure and Security, 04/09/19, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
    4/9/2019 Senate • CS/CS by Infrastructure and Security; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 -SJ 343
    4/10/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    4/11/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/16/19, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
    4/15/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    4/16/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 378
    • CS/CS by Infrastructure and Security read 1st time -SJ 350
    4/17/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    4/18/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    • CS/CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -SJ 413
    4/22/2019 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    4/23/2019 Senate • CS/CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 413
    4/25/2019 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    4/30/2019 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/19
    5/2/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 768
    • Substituted CS/CS/HB 337 -SJ 769
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 337 (Ch. 2019-58) -SJ 769

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  • CS/CS/CS/SB 328, Committee Substitute 3 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/22/2019 at 4:45 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 337 (er) Courts Leek Compare Last Action: 5/24/2019 Chapter No. 2019-58

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    588776 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Brandes 5/1/2019
    1:59 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    5/2/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    28.241 Filing fees for trial and appellate proceedings. Page 1 (pdf)
    34.01 Jurisdiction of county court. Page 2 (pdf)
    34.041 Filing fees. Page 4 (pdf)
    44.108 Funding of mediation and arbitration. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 328, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 4/10/2019 at 5:13 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Pre-Meeting) 4/15/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Post-Meeting) 4/16/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/17/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 885374 (Pre-Meeting) 4/17/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/22/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 337 (c2) Courts Leek Similar Last Action: 5/24/2019 Chapter No. 2019-58

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    885374 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 4/16/2019
    5:40 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 602566 - Amendment (885374)
    Delete line 40 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Brandes)
    4/17/2019
    9:02 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 828042 - Amendment (885374)
    Delete lines 227 - 247.
    Appropriations
    (Brandes)
    4/17/2019
    9:13 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/19/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    867520 - Amendment
    Delete lines 73 - 245 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    (Brandes)
    4/15/2019
    9:16 AM
    Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    4/16/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 405216 - Substitute Amendment (867520)
    Delete lines 66 - 245 and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    (Brandes)
    4/15/2019
    5:43 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/16/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    4/16/2019 9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/18/2019 9:00 AM Appropriations 20 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    28.241 Filing fees for trial and appellate proceedings. Page 1 (pdf)
    34.01 Jurisdiction of county court. Page 2 (pdf)
    34.041 Filing fees. Page 3 (pdf)
    44.108 Funding of mediation and arbitration. Page 7 (pdf)
    45.21 Page 8 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 328, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/6/2019 at 9:27 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Infrastructure and Security (Pre-Meeting) 4/8/2019 (pdf)
    Infrastructure and Security (Post-Meeting) 4/10/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 337 (c1) Courts Leek Compare Last Action: 5/24/2019 Chapter No. 2019-58
    H 639 (c1) Security in Trial Court Facilities Perez Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary
    S 762 (c1) Duties and Obligations of Sheriffs Gruters Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Appropriations
    S 7072 Justice System Appropriations Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5011 (Ch. 2019-95), CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    754472 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Infrastructure and Security
    (Brandes)
    4/8/2019
    9:40 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/10/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/9/2019 10:00 AM Infrastructure and Security 6 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    25.025 Page 3 (pdf)
    26.012 Jurisdiction of circuit court. Page 4 (pdf)
    28.241 Filing fees for trial and appellate proceedings. Page 15 (pdf)
    29.008 County funding of court-related functions. Page 6 (pdf)
    30.15 Powers, duties, and obligations. Page 12 (pdf)
    34.01 Jurisdiction of county court. Page 13 (pdf)
    34.041 Filing fees. Page 16 (pdf)
    44.108 Funding of mediation and arbitration. Page 19 (pdf)
    105.031 Qualification; filing fee; candidate’s oath; items required to be filed. Page 15 (pdf)

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  • SB 328, Original Filed Version Posted 1/14/2019 at 3:17 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 2/1/2019 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 2/6/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 337 Jurisdiction of County Courts Leek Compare Last Action: 5/24/2019 Chapter No. 2019-58
    H 639 Security in Trial Court Facilities Perez Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Judiciary

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    977268 - Amendment
    Delete lines 369 - 379 and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Brandes)
    2/1/2019
    3:49 PM
    Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    2/5/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 928418 - Substitute Amendment (977268)
    Delete lines 357 - 398 and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Brandes)
    2/4/2019
    10:33 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/5/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/4/2019 4:00 PM Judiciary 5 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    25.025 Page 3 (pdf)
    26.012 Jurisdiction of circuit court. Page 4 (pdf)
    29.008 County funding of court-related functions. Page 6 (pdf)
    30.15 Powers, duties, and obligations. Page 12 (pdf)
    34.01 Jurisdiction of county court. Page 13 (pdf)
    44.108 Funding of mediation and arbitration. Page 14 (pdf)
    105.031 Qualification; filing fee; candidate’s oath; items required to be filed. Page 15 (pdf)

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