CS/HB 403 -  Local Ordinances

by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee and Giallombardo
Authorizes courts to award reasonable attorney fees & costs & damages in certain civil actions filed against local governments; specifies limitation on awards; requires boards of local governments to prepare business impact estimate before enactment of ordinance; specifies requirements for posting & content of estimate; requires local government to suspend enforcement of ordinance that is subject of certain legal action if certain conditions are met; authorizes prevailing local government to enforce ordinance after specified period; requires courts to give priority to certain cases; authorizes courts to award attorney fees & costs & damages; provides declaration of important state interest.
Effective Date: October 1, 2022
Last Event: Died on Second Reading Calendar on Monday, March 14, 2022 1:03 PM

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Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died on Second Reading Calendar Time: 03/14/2022 - 1:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 03/12/2022 - 12:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Second Reading Calendar Time: 02/28/2022 - 8:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill released to House Calendar Time: 02/28/2022 - 8:28 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Reported out of State Affairs Committee Time: 02/28/2022 - 8:28 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H Favorable by State Affairs Committee Time: 02/28/2022 - 7:59 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H Added to State Affairs Committee agenda Time: 02/27/2022 - 2:01 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H Now in State Affairs Committee Time: 02/18/2022 - 8:52 AM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to State Affairs Committee Time: 02/18/2022 - 8:52 AM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 02/16/2022 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/16/2022 - 5:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/16/2022 - 5:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 02/16/2022 - 5:05 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 02/16/2022 - 12:10 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda Time: 02/14/2022 - 4:04 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 01/11/2022 - 9:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 12/01/2021 - 7:17 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Time: 12/01/2021 - 7:17 PM Member: Committee: Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Time: 12/01/2021 - 6:19 PM Member: Committee: Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee agenda Time: 11/23/2021 - 1:18 PM Member: Committee: Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to State Affairs Committee Time: 11/05/2021 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: State Affairs Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2021 - 2:12 PM Member: Committee: Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 10/25/2021 - 8:20 AM Member: Giallombardo Committee: Version: __