91st General Assembly
Summary of SB1885
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Short description: 
ATTY LIEN-TOBACCO SETTLEMENT                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Attorneys Lien Act.  Provides that the  Act  does  not      
   apply to any claim, demand, cause of action, or action that results in      
   a  tobacco  settlement  agreement. Provides that a lien is not created      
   under the Act for the whole or any part of the amount of any fee  that      
   may  have  been  agreed upon by and between an attorney and his or her      
   client with respect to such a  claim,  demand,  cause  of  action,  or      
   action.   Provides  that  a  lien does not attach under the Act to any      
   settlement or judgment that is the subject  of  a  tobacco  settlement      
   agreement,  nor  does  a  lien  attach  under  the Act to any money or      
   property  recovered  pursuant  to  such  a  settlement  or   judgment.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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