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 Bill Status of HB2468  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CIVIL CONSPIRACY-UNLAWFUL HARM

House Sponsors
Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates Civil Conspiracy to Cause Unlawful Harm to Persons or Property Act. Provides that it shall be a civil cause of action for conspiracy to cause unlawful harm to persons or property where 2 or more persons: (1) conspire to cause unlawful harm to persons or property through an overt act or acts in furtherance of the conspiracy to provide funding in furtherance of the conspiracy, distribute funding in furtherance of the conspiracy, encourage funding for or participation in unlawful harm to persons or property, or participate in an act or acts of unlawful harm to persons or property; and (2) the conspiracy actually led to assault, battery, wrongful death, homicide, other serious bodily injury, damage to public or private property, destruction of public or private property, or theft of public or private property. Provides that any person who participates in the conspiracy to cause unlawful harm to persons or property shall be liable for damages caused by any other member participating in the conspiracy. Provides that an action may be brought by specified persons and entities. Provides that any person found liable in an action for conspiracy to cause unlawful harm to persons or property shall be jointly and severally liable for any actual and reasonably foreseeable damages plus reasonable attorney's fees and court costs. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2021HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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