2014 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Read , Senator Rosenbaum|
|Regular Sponsors:||Senator Dembrow , Senator Hass , Representative Barker , Senator Prozanski , Representative Gomberg , Senator Roblan , Senator Steiner Hayward , Representative Keny-Guyer , Representative Lininger , Representative Olson , Representative Smith Warner , Representative Tomei , Representative Williamson (Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to lawsuits; appropriating money; 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 amounts awarded as damages that are not paid to class members be paid to Oregon Rainy Day Fund Legal Aid Supplementary Account. Directs Oregon Department of Administrative Services to make quarterly distributions of interest earned by account to Oregon State Bar for funding Legal Services Program. Establishes Legal Aid Supplementary Account in State Treasury. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|