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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5520

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1285

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SHABAN, 135th Dist.

 

AN ACT INCREASING THE MAXIMUM DAMAGES THRESHOLD FOR MONEY DAMAGES IN SMALL CLAIMS ACTIONS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That subsection (d) of section 51-15 of the general statutes be amended to increase the maximum threshold for money damages in small claims actions from five thousand dollars to ten thousand dollars.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase the maximum money damages threshold in small claims actions from five thousand dollars to ten thousand dollars.