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HB 674, Waiver of Sovereign Immunity

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Neutral Rusi Patel, (678) 686-6210

Last Updated: 1/18/2018
Subject Area: Municipal Powers |
Resources: bill text
This legislation would waive the defense of sovereign immunity for claims involving declaratory judgment or injunctive relief against the state or any political subdivision. This waiver would not extend to situations when state law explicitly prohibits a waiver, claims for monetary relief, attorneys' fees, expenses of litigation, contracts between the government and third parties, and to persons who are in a penal institution. 

1/18/2018 - Assigned To House Committee


Rep. Wendell Willard
District 51
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