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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 238
Civil practice; venue; actions against joint defendants
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to civil practice, so as to change certain provisions relating to venue; to change provisions relating to determination of venue in actions against joint defendants and the effect of dismissal of one or more parties; to provide that a court of this state may decline to adjudicate certain claims under the doctrine of forum non conveniens; to provide for practice and procedure in connection therewith; to provide for other related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/02/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2005 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2005 - House Hopper
2/01/05 Special Committee on Civil Justice Reform