SB 702 -  Attorney Fees and Costs

by Martin
Defining the term “property rights”; requiring courts to award reasonable attorney fees and costs to a prevailing defendant in certain civil actions under specified circumstances, etc.
Effective Date: 06/13/2024
Last Event: 06/12/24 Approved by Governor on Thursday, June 13, 2024 4:53 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 01/16/24 8:30 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 10   Nays 0
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 01/24/24 11:00 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 17   Nays 0

Related Bills

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 1/24/2024 4:56:15 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 1/23/2024 10:01:08 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 1/16/2024 11:28:48 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 1/11/2024 7:14:05 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 02/01/2024 11:11 AM   Yeas: 40 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 8] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 03/06/2024 02:23 PM   Yeas: 115 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 912] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Approved by Governor Time: 06/13/2024 - 4:53 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 05/30/2024 - 4:29 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 03/06/2024 - 3:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Ordered enrolled Time: 03/06/2024 - 3:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Passed; YEAS 115, NAYS 0 Time: 03/06/2024 - 2:23 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 03/06/2024 - 2:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/05/2024 - 8:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/05/2024 - 4:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/05/2024 - 4:02 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/04/2024 - 9:19 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/5/2024) Time: 03/04/2024 - 6:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 03/04/2024 - 6:31 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H In Messages Time: 02/01/2024 - 12:38 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Immediately certified -SJ 254 Time: 02/01/2024 - 12:09 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 251 Time: 02/01/2024 - 11:11 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 251 Time: 02/01/2024 - 11:11 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 251 Time: 02/01/2024 - 11:10 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/01/24 Time: 01/30/2024 - 4:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 01/24/2024 - 5:58 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 Time: 01/24/2024 - 1:15 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 01/24/24, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/19/2024 - 2:33 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 01/16/2024 - 12:10 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 Time: 01/16/2024 - 10:11 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/16/24, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/11/2024 - 2:25 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced Time: 01/09/2024 - 9:37 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Rules Time: 12/13/2023 - 9:01 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 12/05/2023 - 3:45 PM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
57.106 CS/HB 1167