Bill Summary for H 679 (2019-2020)

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Jun 15 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 679 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 10, 2019
AN ACT TO AMEND THE RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE TO ALLOW FOR ELECTRONIC FILING AND SERVICE.
Intro. by Zachary, Rogers, John.

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Senate amendment to the 3rd edition makes the following changes.

Further amends Rule 5 of the NC Rules of Civil Procedure regarding service and filing of pleadings and other papers. Adds that service of pleadings and other papers subsequent to the original complaint upon a party's attorney can be made by email to an email address of record with the court in the case. Requires the email to be sent by 5:00 p.m. on a regular business day, and if sent later, will be deemed to have been sent on the next business day.

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