Civil actions; filed on behalf of multiple persons.

Bill Summary:

Civil actions filed on behalf of multiple persons.
Provides that a circuit court may enter an order joining, coordinating,
consolidating, or transferring civil actions upon finding that separate
civil actions brought by a plaintiff on behalf of multiple similarly
situated persons involve common questions of law or fact and arise
out of the same transaction, occurrence, or series of transactions
or occurrences. The bill requires the Supreme Court to promulgate
rules no later than November 1, 2022, governing such actions. The
bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2023.

Bill Patron: Mullin

Last Action(s):
(House) Left in Courts of Justice February 15, 2022

Bill Status: