SB 985 Anonymous plaintiff.
William C. Mims | all patrons    ...    notes
| add to my profiles

Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Anonymous plaintiff. Provides that any party can move for an order concerning the propriety of anonymous participation in a proceeding and lists the factors that the court is to consider in determining whether anonymity can be maintained. The issue may be raised at any stage of the litigation when circumstances warrant a reconsideration of the issue. If the court orders identification, the pleadings and dockets will be amended to reflect the true name back to date of filing. Where a party is proceeding anonymously, the court shall ensure that the parties are afforded all the rights, procedures, and discovery to which they are otherwise entitled. This bill is a recommendation of the Boyd-Graves Conference.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 034854500  pdf
02/26/03  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB985ER)  pdf
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0572)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
House amendments engrossed

Status:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/07/03 034854500
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/30/03  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N)
02/03/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
02/03/03  Senate: VOTE: CONST. RDG. DISPENSED R (37-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/04/03  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/04/03  Senate: VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/05/03  Senate: Communicated to House
02/05/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/05/03  House: Read first time
02/05/03  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/03  House: Assigned to C. J. sub-committee: 2
02/17/03  House: Reported from C. J. with amendment (21-Y 0-N)
02/18/03  House: Read second time
02/19/03  House: Read third time
02/19/03  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/19/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/19/03  House: Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/03  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/20/03  Senate: House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/20/03  Senate: VOTE: CONCUR HOUSE AMENDMENT (38-Y 0-N)
02/26/03  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB985ER)
03/05/03  Senate: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/03  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 572 (effective 7/1/03)
03/26/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0572)