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CS/HB 469: Prejudgment Interest

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee ; Harrison

Prejudgment Interest; Requires court to include interest in final judgment in action from which plaintiff recovers economic or noneconomic damages; specifies dates from which interest accrues; requires interest on attorney fees & costs, if recovered; specifies rate; provides applicability.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Judiciary Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2017 House • Filed
2/6/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 65
2/16/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee, 02/23/17, 9:30 am, Sumner Hall
2/23/2017 House • CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 4 -HJ 276
2/24/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2/28/2017 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 269
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 65
• CS by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 263
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary Committee