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CS/SB 768: Attorney Fees

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Perry

Attorney Fees; Prohibiting the awarding of attorney fees for a violation of specified provisions, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/6/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 89
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 89
    3/27/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/01/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
    4/1/2019 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 312
    4/3/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 315
    4/11/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/16/19, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building
    4/16/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 378
    4/17/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)

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  • CS/SB 768, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/3/2019 at 4:35 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)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 297 (c1) Attorney Fees Civil Justice Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Judiciary Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)
    H 7125 (er) Administration of Justice Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 7/1/2019 Chapter No. 2019-167, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1021 (Ch. 2019-91), CS/SB 160 (Ch. 2019-45), CS/SB 828 (Ch. 2019-50), SB 910 (Ch. 2019-61), SB 1136 (Ch. 2019-53), CS/CS/SB 1418 (Ch. 2019-134)
    S 642 (c2) Public Safety Brandes Compare Last Action: 5/1/2019 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 1021 (Ch. 2019-91), HB 5011 (Ch. 2019-95), CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167), CS/SB 160 (Ch. 2019-45), CS/SB 828 (Ch. 2019-50), SB 910 (Ch. 2019-61), CS/CS/SB 1418 (Ch. 2019-134) -SJ 696

    Committee Votes (1)

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

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    57.105 Attorney’s fee; sanctions for raising unsupported claims or defenses; exceptions; service of motions; damages for delay of litigation. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • SB 768, Original Filed Version Posted 2/6/2019 at 10:24 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 3/29/2019 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 4/3/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 297 (c1) Attorney Fees Civil Justice Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Judiciary Committee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7125 (Ch. 2019-167)

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    111000 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Stargel)
    3/29/2019
    3:59 PM
    Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    4/3/2019
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 321706 - Substitute Amendment (Delete All) (111000)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Stargel)
    4/1/2019
    7:48 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/3/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/1/2019 4:00 PM Judiciary 6 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    784.046 Action by victim of repeat violence, sexual violence, or dating violence for protective injunction; dating violence investigations, notice to victims, and reporting; pretrial release violations; public records exemption. Page 1 (pdf)
    784.0485 Stalking; injunction; powers and duties of court and clerk; petition; notice and hearing; temporary injunction; issuance of injunction; statewide verification system; enforcement. Page 1 (pdf)

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