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2013 Senate Bill 519: Authorize seizure of lawsuit judgments to pay delinquent court fees
  1. Introduced by Sen. John Proos, IV (R) on September 19, 2013, to require the State Court Administrative Office to maintain a database of people with delinquent court-ordered penalties, fees, or costs, and if a person on the list wins a monetary award in a lawsuit then deduct the delinquent amounts from the award. The same would apply to a person with delinquent child support payments.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on September 19, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 29, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 29, 2013.