House Bill 472

Last Action 02/24/20: to Judiciary (H)
Title AN ACT relating to civil actions.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1620
Sponsor M. Cantrell
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 454 to provide definitions and establish procedures for courts to dismiss civil actions that are determined to be harassing and malicious; allow for court costs and attorney fees to be awarded to the prevailing party; allow courts to impose filing restrictions upon any plaintiff they find to be an abusive civil action plaintiff; establish procedures to allow abusive civil action plaintiffs to file suit; allow for an immediate appeal as a matter of right.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts - Abusive civil actions, dismissal of
Civil Actions - Abusive civil actions, dismissal of
Civil Procedure - Abusive civil actions, dismissal of


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