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2013 Senate Bill 519: Authorize seizure of lawsuit judgments to pay delinquent court fees
  1. Introduced by Sen. John Proos (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.