MOTION HEARINGS IN MULTICOUNTY DIST./RCP 7.

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Senate Bill 586 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 13, 2011
AMENDING RULE 7 OF THE RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE SENIOR RESIDENT SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE, A MOTION IN A CIVIL ACTION IN A COUNTY THAT IS PART OF A MULTICOUNTY JUDICIAL DISTRICT MAY BE HEARD DURING CIVIL SESSION IN AN INCLUDED COUNTY DIFFERENT FROM WHERE THE CASE WAS FILED.
Intro. by Newton.

Status: Ch. SL 2011-317 (Senate Action) (Jun 27 2011)

Bill History:

S 586/S.L. 2011-317

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 30 2011 - More information

    AN ACT AMENDING RULE 7 OF THE RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE SENIOR RESIDENT SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE, A MOTION IN A CIVIL ACTION IN A COUNTY THAT IS PART OF A MULTICOUNTY JUDICIAL DISTRICT MAY BE HEARD DURING CIVIL SESSION IN AN INCLUDED COUNTY DIFFERENT FROM WHERE THE CASE WAS FILED. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/13/11 and 6/16/11. Enacted June 27, 2011. Effective October 1, 2011.


  • Summary date: Jun 16 2011 - More information

    House amendment makes the following changes to 1st edition. Adds a section stating that if House Bill 542 of the 2011 Regular Session (Tort Reform for Citizens and Businesses) becomes law, then Section 4.2 of HB 542 is rewritten to make the entire HB 542, excepting the amendment to GS 90-21.12(b), effective October 1, 2011, and applicable to actions arising on or after that date.


  • Summary date: Apr 13 2011 - More information

    Amends GS 1A-1, Rule 7(b)(4), by deleting most of the provision and instead stating that a motion in a civil action in a county that is part of a multicounty judicial district may be heard in another county that is part of the same judicial district with permission of the district’s senior resident superior court judge or designee. Requires a motion heard outside the county in which the case is filed to be heard at a civil session of court, except during emergencies determined by the senior resident superior court judge or designee. Applies to motions made on or after October 1, 2011.


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