IN HB1240 | 2017 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-01-10 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Garnishment of wages. Provides that if: (1) a judgment debtor leaves employment with an employer who is garnishing the wages of the judgment debtor subject to a judgment obtained by a judgment creditor; (2) the judgment debtor subsequently returns to employment with the same employer; and (3) the judgment against the judgment debtor has not been satisfied; the judgment creditor must obtain a new judgment against the judgment debtor before the employer of the judgment debtor is required to resume garnishment of the wages of the judgment debtor.

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Title

Garnishment of wages. Provides that if: (1) a judgment debtor leaves employment with an employer who is garnishing the wages of the judgment debtor subject to a judgment obtained by a judgment creditor; (2) the judgment debtor subsequently returns to employment with the same employer; and (3) the judgment against the judgment debtor has not been satisfied; the judgment creditor must obtain a new judgment against the judgment debtor before the employer of the judgment debtor is required to resume garnishment of the wages of the judgment debtor.

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2017-01-10HouseCoauthored by Representative Saunders
2017-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Hamm

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