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CS/HB 175: Judgment Liens

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Benjamin

Judgment Liens; Authorizes judgment lien to attach to specified personal property & all payment intangibles & accounts of judgment debtor in this state; specifies that filing of noncompliant judgment lien certificate does not preclude subsequent filing of compliant judgment lien certificate; specifies provisions to be used in resolving priority of conflicting rights between judgment lienholder & secured party; specifies that rights of certain judgment debtors to proceed against judgment debtor's property are subject to certain provisions; provides that an account debtor may discharge certain obligations through settlement agreement.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/5/2024 House - Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/16/2023 House • Filed
11/2/2023 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
1/9/2024 House • Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/11/2024 House • Favorable with CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee
1/12/2024 House • Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
1/16/2024 House • Original reference removed: Regulatory Reform & Economic Development Subcommittee
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Commerce Committee
1/26/2024 House • Added to Commerce Committee agenda
1/30/2024 House • Favorable by Commerce Committee
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
2/5/2024 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
2/7/2024 House • Favorable by Judiciary Committee
• Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/5/2024 House • Laid on Table