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CS/SB 1276: Litigation Financing

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Collins

Litigation Financing; Citing this act as the "Litigation Investment Safeguards and Transparency Act"; requiring a court’s consideration of potential conflicts of interest which may arise from the existence of a litigation financing agreement in specified circumstances; prohibiting specified acts by litigation financiers; requiring certain disclosures related to litigation financing agreements and the involvement of foreign persons, foreign principals, or sovereign wealth funds; requiring the indemnification of specified fees, costs, and sanctions by a litigation financier in specified circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Fiscal Policy (FP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/4/2024 Senate • Filed
1/10/2024 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Fiscal Policy
• Introduced
1/17/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/22/24, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/22/2024 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
• Now in Fiscal Policy
2/2/2024 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 02/07/24, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/7/2024 Senate • CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 15 NAYS 5
2/8/2024 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time
3/8/2024 Senate • Died on Calendar