Trial court jurisdiction

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1322 concerning trial court jurisdiction authored by Rep. Koch.  The bill amends a number of statutes to allow all trial courts to have the same jurisdiction to act in these areas.  This bill is a follow-up to … [Read more...]

Speed limits in school zones

S.E.A. 35, P.L. 225-2015 Effective: July 1, 2015 Provides that a city, town, or county may establish a speed limit of not less than 20 miles per hour on a street or highway upon which a school is located if the street or highway is under the jurisdiction of the … [Read more...]

Lake County city and town court jurisdiction

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard HB 1307, sponsored by Sen. Niemeyer and Sen. Randolph, increasing the maximum civil jurisdiction from an amount in controversy of $3,000 to an amount in controversy of $6,000 for Lake County city and town court jurisdiction in East … [Read more...]

Jurisdiction of the Attorney General

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1405, authored by Rep. Slager and Rep. Fine, providing concurrent jurisdiction of the attorney general with a prosecuting attorney for certain actions in which a public officer or public servant is accused. The bill … [Read more...]

Jurisdiction of the attorney general

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard HB 1405 authored by Reps. Slager and Fine on the jurisdiction of the attorney general. The bill establishes the concurrent jurisdiction of the attorney general and the prosecuting attorney when public officers and … [Read more...]