23rd Legislature(2003-2004)

Bill History/Action for Legislature

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  • Bill HB 145
  • Current Status CHAPTER 86 SLA 03
  • Status Date 06/13/2003
  • Bill Version CSHB 145(FIN)(EFD FLD S)
  • Short Title ATTY FEES/ BOND: PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGANT
  • Sponsor(S) HOUSE RULES BY REQUEST OF THE GOVERNOR
  • Title Prohibiting discrimination in the awarding of attorney fees and costs in civil actions or appeals to or against, or in the posting of bonds or other security by, public interest litigants; and relating to awards of attorney fees and costs in cases involving enforcement of constitutional rights.
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Full Text of HB 145 Intro/ Offered Passed
Version Amended Name PDF Date House Senate
HB0145A HB 145 pdf
HB0145B CSHB 145(JUD) pdf
HB0145C CSHB 145(FIN) pdf
HB0145D CSHB 145(FIN)(efd fld S) pdf
Manifest Error(s)

HB0145Z Enrolled HB 145 pdf

Fiscal Action Summary

HB 145 Published
Fiscal Note Preparer Date Chamber Fiscal Impact Cmte Report Approp Bill
pdf Fiscal Note 1 Law H N HGOV, HJUD, HFIN, SJUD
pdf Fiscal Note 2 Administration H Y HGOV
pdf Fiscal Note 3 Administration H N HJUD, HFIN, SJUD

Bill Amendments Summary

  • Bill : HB 145

Amendments that are adopted are incorporated into the next version of the bill.
PDF versions of the amendment may have slight variations from the Journal entry. The Journal should be considered the authoritative version.

Action Journal
Amendment Chamber Action Date Page PDF
AM 1 H AM NO 1 FAILED Y10 N27 E3 1652 pdf
AM 2 H AM NO 2 NOT OFFERED 1653
AM 3 H AM NO 3 FAILED Y8 N25 E5 A2 1653 pdf
AM 4 H AM NO 4 FAILED Y10 N24 E5 A1 1654 pdf
AM 1 S AM NO 1 FAILED Y7 N11 A2 1600 pdf
AM 2 S AM NO 2 FAILED Y8 N12 1601 pdf

House and Senate Minutes/Recordings

  • Bill : HB 145
Meeting Date Start Time Title Meeting Details
5/18/2003 10:10 AM SENATE JUD Minutes
5/12/2003 3:18 PM HOUSE FIN Minutes
5/9/2003 2:10 PM HOUSE FIN Minutes
5/7/2003 1:40 PM HOUSE JUD Minutes
4/28/2003 2:10 PM HOUSE JUD Minutes

Documents for Bill HB 145 23rd Legislature

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Document Name Date/Time Subjects
Jrn Date Jrn Page Text
359 (H) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
359 (H) JUD, FIN
359 (H) FN1: ZERO(LAW)
359 (H) FN2: INDETERMINATE(ADM)
359 (H) GOVERNOR'S TRANSMITTAL LETTER
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM CAPITOL 120
Text (H) -- Meeting Postponed to Mon. April 29 --
Text (H) at 02:10 PM
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM CAPITOL 120
Text (H) Heard & Held -- Meeting Postponed to 2:00 PM --
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM CAPITOL 120
Text (H) <Bill Hearing Postponed to 5/5> <Mtg Postponed to 4:00 PM>
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM CAPITOL 120
Text (H) <Bill Hearing Postponed>
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 05:30 PM CAPITOL 120
Text (H) -- Meeting Canceled --
Text (H) at 01:40 PM
Min (H) Minutes (HJUD)
Text (H) JUDICIARY at 01:00 PM CAPITOL 120
Text (H) Moved CSHB 145(JUD) Out of Committee -- Recessed to a call of the Chair --
1450 (H) JUD RPT CS(JUD) NT 2DP 2DNP 3NR
1450 (H) DP: ANDERSON, MCGUIRE; DNP: GARA,
1450 (H) GRUENBERG; NR: HOLM, SAMUELS, OGG
1450 (H) FN1: ZERO(LAW)
1450 (H) FN3: ZERO(ADM)
Text (H) at 02:10 PM
Min (H) Minutes (HFIN)
Text (H) FINANCE at 08:30 AM HOUSE FINANCE 519
Text (H) FINANCE at 01:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE 519
Text (H) Heard & Held
Text (H) at 03:18 PM
Min (H) Minutes (HFIN)
Text (H) FINANCE at 08:30 AM HOUSE FINANCE 519
Text (H) Meeting Postponed/To After Floor Session
Text (H) FINANCE at 01:30 PM HOUSE FINANCE 519
Text (H) Moved CSHB 145(FIN) Out of Committee -- Meeting Postponed/3:00 PM --
1588 (H) FIN RPT CS(FIN) NT 2DP 3DNP 6NR
1588 (H) DP: FOSTER, WILLIAMS; DNP: KERTTULA,
1588 (H) BERKOWITZ, MOSES; NR: MEYER, HAWKER,
1588 (H) STOLTZE, CHENAULT, WHITAKER, HARRIS
1589 (H) FN1: ZERO(LAW)
1589 (H) FN3: ZERO(ADM)
1637 (H) RULES TO CALENDAR 5/14/2003
1637 (H) READ THE SECOND TIME
1638 (H) MOVED TO BOTTOM OF CALENDAR
1649 (H) BEFORE THE HOUSE
1650 (H) MOVED TO ADOPT FINANCE CS
1650 (H) AMEND TO ADOPT JUDICIARY CS
1651 (H) FAILED TO ADOPT JUD CS Y9 N28 E3
1651 (H) FAILED RETURN TO JUDICIARY Y9 N27 E3 A1
1652 (H) FIN CS ADOPTED Y25 N12 E3
1652 (H) AM NO 1 FAILED Y10 N27 E3
1653 (H) AM NO 2 NOT OFFERED
1653 (H) AM NO 3 FAILED Y8 N25 E5 A2
1654 (H) AM NO 4 FAILED Y10 N24 E5 A1
1656 (H) ADVANCED TO THIRD READING 5/15 CALENDAR
1703 (H) READ THE THIRD TIME CSHB 145(FIN)
1703 (H) PASSED Y23 N14 E3
1703 (H) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) ADOPTED Y27 N10 E3
1704 (H) BERKOWITZ NOTICE OF RECONSIDERATION
1766 (H) RECONSIDERATION HELD TO 5/17
1817 (H) RECONSIDERATION HELD TO 5/18
1826 (H) RECON TAKEN UP - IN THIRD READING
1826 (H) PASSED ON RECONSIDERATION Y25 N13 E2
1827 (H) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) ADOPTED Y28 N10 E2
1908 (H) TRANSMITTED TO (S)
1908 (H) VERSION: CSHB 145(FIN)
1542 (S) READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS
1542 (S) JUD
Text (S) at 10:10 AM
Min (S) Minutes (SJUD)
Text (S) JUDICIARY at 10:00 AM BELTZ 211
Text (S) -- Time Change --
1591 (S) JUD RPT 2DP 2DNP 1NR
1591 (S) DP: SEEKINS, THERRIAULT;
1591 (S) DNP: ELLIS, FRENCH; NR: OGAN
1591 (S) FN1: ZERO(LAW)
1591 (S) FN3: ZERO(ADM)
1599 (S) RULES TO CALENDAR 5/19/2003
1599 (S) READ THE SECOND TIME
1600 (S) AM NO 1 FAILED Y7 N11 A2
1601 (S) AM NO 2 FAILED Y8 N12
1601 (S) ADVANCED TO THIRD READING 5/20 CALENDAR
1653 (S) READ THE THIRD TIME CSHB 145(FIN)
1653 (S) PASSED Y12 N8
1653 (S) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) FAILED Y12 N8
1654 (S) ELLIS NOTICE OF RECONSIDERATION
1689 (S) RECON TAKEN UP - IN THIRD READING
1689 (S) PASSED ON RECONSIDERATION Y12 N8
1690 (S) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) FAILED Y12 N8
1743 (S) RETURN TO (H), TRANSMIT TO GOV NEXT
1743 (S) VERSION: CSHB 145(FIN)(EFD FLD S)
2173 (H) 2:00 PM 6/10/03 TRANSMITTED TO GOVERNOR
2174 (H) MANIFEST ERROR(S)
2224 (H) SIGNED INTO LAW 6/13 CHAPTER 86 SLA 03
2224 (H) EFFECTIVE DATE(S) OF LAW 9/11/03
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