House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Adds a repeal of GS 1-114 which provided that when a judgment is recovered against one or more of several persons jointly indebted upon a contract in accordance with GS 1-113, those who were not originally summoned to answer the complaint may be summoned to show cause why they should not be bound by the judgment, in the same manner as if they had been originally summoned.
Amends the effective date of the act so that the repeals of GS 1-114 and GS 1-113 are effective October 1, 2019 (was, when the act became law).
Bill Summaries: H287 REPEAL G.S. 1-113 AND G.S. 1-114. (NEW)
Bill H 287 (2019-2020)Summary date: Mar 20 2019 - View Summary
Bill H 287 (2019-2020)Summary date: Mar 6 2019 - View Summary
Repeals GS 1-113 (Defendants jointly or severally liable), which provides several procedural avenues a plaintiff can take when an action involves two or more defendants and the summons is served on one or more but not all of the defendants.