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VASB415IntroJurisdiction of claim; plaintiff's motion to amend claim amount; transfer of matter. Provides that, where a matter is pending in either the general district court or the circuit court, upon motion of the plaintiff seeking to amend the amount of the c...
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2018-11-30
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VASB791IntroImmunity of employers and potential employers; reports of violent behavior. Provides civil immunity to an employer who makes a report to a potential employer or law-enforcement agency of violent or threatened violent behavior, as defined in the bill,...
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VASB613IntroDeposition of local governing body. Provides that when a local governing body is named as a deponent, it shall designate one or more members of such body to serve as a deponent on its behalf. The bill provides that such designee and his testimony sha...
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VASB753IntroStandards for testimony of expert witnesses. Adopts two additional standards for admission of expert testimony found in Rule 702 of the Federal Rules of Evidence by (i) requiring that the expert's testimony be the product of reliable principles and m...
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VASB481IntroNonsuits; recommencement of action. Decreases the time period in which a plaintiff who takes a voluntary nonsuit may recommence this action from six months to 14 days from the date the nonsuit was entered. The bill does not change the provision allow...
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2018-11-30
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VASB17IntroUninsured and underinsured motorist insurance policies; bad faith. Provides that if an insurance company denies, refuses, or fails to pay its insured, or refuses a reasonable settlement demand within the policy's coverage limits for a claim for unins...
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2018-11-30
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VASB800IntroCivil action for trespass; vicarious liability. Provides that any person arrested for or convicted of criminal trespass shall be liable for any property damage caused during the commission of such trespass. The bill also provides that any person who ...
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VASB590IntroScope of discovery; deposing certain corporate officers. Provides that parties to a civil action may obtain discovery regarding any matter, not privileged, that is relevant to the subject matter and proportional to the needs of the case. The bill sta...
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VASB980EngrossCreating a statewide e-filing system for civil case filings. Provides that, except as otherwise provided by law, beginning July 1, 2019, no petition, pleading, motion, order, or decree filed in a civil case in a circuit court, including any agreement...
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2018-11-30
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