2015 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Read, Williamson|
|Regular Sponsors:||Representative Barnhart, Buckley, Doherty, Fagan, Frederick, Gallegos, Gomberg, Gorsek, Greenlick, Helm, Holvey, Hoyle, Keny-Guyer, Komp, Kotek, Lininger, Lively, McLain, Nathanson, Nosse, Piluso, Rayfield, Reardon, Smith Warner, Taylor, Vega Pederson, Witt, Senator Gelser (Presession Filed)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to lawsuits; and 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.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 2|
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|