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HB19-1324

Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation

Concerning motions to dismiss certain civil actions involving constitutional rights.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Civil Law
Bill Summary

The bill establishes an expedited process for a court to follow in a civil action in which a defendant files a motion to dismiss based upon the fact that the defendant was exercising the defendant's constitutional right to petition the government or of free speech. The bill also authorizes an interlocutory appeal of the granting or certain denials of the motion to dismiss.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed

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