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SB 620: Service of Process


Service of Process; Requiring sheriffs to charge a uniform fee for service of process; requiring an employer to allow an authorized individual to make service on an employee in a private area designated by the employer; providing a civil fine for employers who fail to comply with the process; requiring the person requesting service or the person authorized to serve the process to file the return-of-service form; authorizing a sheriff to apply for instructions from the court regarding the distribution of proceeds from the sale of a levied property, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 4/11/2014 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 627 (Ch. 2014-207)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/13/2014 Senate • Filed
1/16/2014 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs -SJ 51
2/3/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/11/14, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/11/2014 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 136
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 136
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 51
3/27/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 04/01/14, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
4/1/2014 Senate • Favorable by- Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 442
4/2/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 442
4/8/2014 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/11/14
4/11/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 508
• Substituted HB 627 -SJ 508
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 627 (Ch. 2014-207)