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HB 951: Defamation


Defamation; Provides venue is proper in any county in state for certain defamation causes of action; provides plaintiffs are entitled to reasonable costs & attorney fees; provides person is not public figure for purposes of defamation claim if his or her fame or notoriety arises in specified manner; provides failure to take certain action is evidence of actual malice; revises parties to whom court shall award certain attorney fees & costs.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 2/21/2023 House - Withdrawn prior to introduction
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/20/2023 House • Filed
2/21/2023 House • Withdrawn prior to introduction