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2015 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Prozanski
Regular Sponsors: (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to lawsuits; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Authorizes court, as part of settlement or judgment in class action, to approve process for payment of damages.
Directs court to order that at least 50 percent of amount awarded as damages and not paid to class members be paid to Oregon State Bar for funding Legal Services Program. Directs court to order that remainder of amount not paid to class members be paid to entity for purposes related to class action or benefiting interests of class members. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Judiciary
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