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SB 108/LM (BR 940) - J. Higdon

     AN ACT relating to courts.
     Amend KRS 24A.120, relating to jurisdiction of District Court in civil cases, to increase jurisdiction from $4,000 to $5,000; amend KRS 24A.230 and 24A.290, relating to the small claims division of District Court, to increase jurisdiction from $1,500 to $2,500.


     SCS/LM - Retain original provisions except in amendment of KRS 24A.290 relating to small claims division counterclaims to insert "dollars" in the jurisdictional amount; make technical corrections.
     SFA (1, J. Higdon) - Retain original provisions; add noncodified section to specify that a civil action filed in the Circuit Court or District Court prior to the effective date of the change in jurisdiction provided for in this act shall remain in the court in which originally filed until the conclusion of the case.
     HFA (1, J. Fischer) - Insert provision to repeal KRS 5.005.

     Feb 7-introduced in Senate
     Feb 9-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2011; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendment (1)
     Feb 24-received in House
     Feb 25-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 28-posting waived; taken from Judiciary (H); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules as a Consent Bill; floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 2-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2011
     Mar 3-floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; 3rd reading, passed 99-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 4-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Mar 16-signed by Governor

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