Bill Status of HB0689 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CIV PRO-INVOLUNTARY DISMISSAL
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a motion for dismissal of an action, supported by an affidavit, may be filed on the grounds that the claim asserted is unenforceable because: (A) the claim was filed for the purposes of securing an unfair business advantage unrelated to the underlying claim; (B) the claim was filed in retaliation for, or in an effort to suppress, a party engaged in political speech or activity; or (C) in any claim filed by any unit of government, the facts alleged are based in whole or in part on an anonymous complainant and: (i) the anonymous complainant providing the factual allegations is not revealed; or (ii) it is reasonable to believe that the complainant made the allegations to a government entity while holding an ulterior motive with regard to the defendant, or for the purposes of retaliating against the defendant for reasons unrelated to the claim.