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File No. 865

    January Session, 2015

Senate Resolution No. 38

Senate, May 19, 2015

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

JUD

Senate Favorable

 

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

State Total (includes various state agencies)

All Funds - Cost

See Below

See Below

 

FY 16 $

FY 17 $

FY 18 $

FY 19 $

Economic Damages

3,800,000

3,990,000

4,180,000

4,317,000

Attorneys' Fees

15,968,000

-

-

-

Punitive Damages

732,000

732,000

-

-

Incentive Awards

$200,000

-

-

-

Claims Administrator

Potential

Potential

Potential

Potential

Overtime for Paid Leave

Potential

Potential

Potential

Potential

TOTAL

20,700,000

4,722,000

4,180,000

4,317,000

Sources: Office of the Attorney General

 

.Sources:

Office of the Attorney General

Yea

8

Nay

2

(05/11/2015)

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1 Source: Eisenberg & Miller, Incentive Awards to Class Action Plaintiffs: An Empirical Study, 52 UCLA L.Rev. 1202 (2006).