02RS HB475


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HB 475 (BR 1259) - Jo. Turner, R. Webb

     AN ACT relating to civil actions.
     Amend KRS 411.095, relating to liability for damages for stealing or damaging retail or wholesale goods, to eliminate provisions for recovery of civil penalty imposed in addition to recovery for actual loss and to preclude a civil action where criminal charges have been initiated or where restitution from a criminal conviction has made the owner whole.


     HCS - Delete the provision which prevents a store from bringing a civil suit against a person who allegedly takes store goods but then returns them in substantially the same condition.

     Jan 24-introduced in House
     Jan 25-to Judiciary (H)
     Jan 28-posted in committee
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 14-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 15, 2002
     Mar 19-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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