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General Assembly

File No. 418

    February Session, 2014

Senate Bill No. 31

Senate, April 8, 2014

The Committee on Judiciary reported through SEN. COLEMAN of the 2nd Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the bill ought to pass.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2014

51-5d

Sec. 2

October 1, 2014

Repealer section

JUD

Joint Favorable

 

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 15 $

FY 16 $

Judicial Dept.

Judicial Data Processing Revolving Fund - Revenue Loss

1.7 million

None

Judicial Dept.

Judicial Data Processing Revolving Fund - Revenue Gain

None

0.3 million

PA 12-89

Action or Motion

Current Fee (and Continuing Fee Under Bill)

Reduced Fee Under Current Law As of July 1, 2015

2, 9

Filing civil case generally (there are different fees for certain types of cases)

$350

$300

2, 9

Filing case in which the sole claim for relief is damages and the amount, legal interest, or property in demand is less than $2,500

225

175

2, 9

Filing small claims case*

90

75

2, 9

Filing counterclaim in small claims case

90

0

2, 9

Motion for admittance as attorney pro hac vice

600

0

2, 9

Filing counterclaim, cross complaint, apportionment complaint, or third party complaint

200

0

3, 10

Motion to modify judgment in a family relations matter

175

125

4-7, 11-14

Application from judgment creditor for enforcement of an unsatisfied judgment, including debts due from financial institutions or other sources, and wage executions against a judgment debtor who fails to comply with an installment payment order

100

75

Yea

34

Nay

0

(03/24/2014)

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