Bill Summary for S 452 (2013-2014)
Jun 5 2013
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO INCREASE THE JURISDICTIONAL AMOUNTS IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE, TO MAKE ARBITRATION MANDATORY IN CERTAIN CIVIL CASES, AND TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO THE COURT FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF COURT COSTS AND ATTORNEYS' FEES IN SMALL CLAIMS MATTERS WHEN AN ARBITRATOR'S DECISION IN FAVOR OF THE APPELLEE IS AFFIRMED ON APPEAL.Intro. by Goolsby.
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House amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Changes the act's effective date from July 1, 2013, to August 1, 2013. Provides that from August 1, 2013 (was, July 1, 2013) until June 30, 2015, either the district court or the superior court is the proper division for trial of civil action where the amount in controversy is between $10,000 and $25,000.