HB 1534 General district court; civil jurisdiction in actions of unlawful entry or detainer.
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Summary as introduced:
Civil jurisdiction in actions of unlawful entry or detainer in general district court. Provides that claims, counter-claims, and cross-claims filed in actions for unlawful entry or detainer are not subject to the maximum jurisdictional limit of $15,000 applicable in general district court regardless of the purpose for which the occupant is using the premises. Under current law, such claims, counter-claims, and cross-claims are not subject to the maximum jurisdictional limit of $15,000 applicable in general district court only if the occupant is using the premises primarily for business, commercial, or agricultural purposes.

Full text:
12/28/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102589D  pdf
02/03/11  House: Printed as engrossed 11102589D-E  pdf
03/03/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1534ER)  pdf
03/14/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0076)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
12/28/10  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102589D
12/28/10  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/11  House: Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/24/11  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
01/31/11  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
02/02/11  House: Read first time
02/03/11  House: Read second time
02/03/11  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/11  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1534E
02/03/11  House: Printed as engrossed 11102589D-E
02/04/11  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/04/11  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/07/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/11  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/11  Senate: Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/21/11  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/22/11  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/23/11  Senate: Read third time
02/23/11  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/11  House: Enrolled
03/03/11  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1534ER)
03/03/11  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/11  Senate: Signed by President
03/14/11  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 76 (effective 7/1/11)
03/14/11  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0076)