SB 161 Divorce proceedings; service requirements and waiver of notice of further proceedings.
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Summary as introduced:
Divorce proceedings; service requirements and waiver of notice of further proceedings. Provides that, in divorce cases, when the defendant has been served with the complaint by personal or substituted service, and the defendant fails to answer, plead, or otherwise appear within 21 days of such service, the defendant shall be deemed to have waived notice of further proceedings in the case and no further service of process upon him shall be required.

Full text:
01/11/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100593D  pdf

Status:
01/11/10  Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100593D
01/11/10  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/10  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/18/10  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (10-Y 1-N)
01/19/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/20/10  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
01/21/10  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)
02/03/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/03/10  House: Read first time
02/03/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/16/10  House: Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
03/01/10  House: Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 7-N)
03/14/10  House: Left in Courts of Justice