Civil Practice & Procedure

 HCS/SB73 – Specifies that in cases where an appeal is taken, the court reporter must receive the sum of $3.50 per legal page for the preparation of a paper and an electronic version of the transcript. In criminal appellate cases where the court determines the defendant is unable to pay the costs of the transcript, the court reporter must receive a fee of $2.60 per legal page and an electronic version of the transcript. Under the terms of the act, any judge, in his or her discretion, may order a transcript of all or any part of the evidence or oral proceedings and the court reporter must receive $2.60 per legal page for the preparation of a paper and an electronic version of the transcript. For purposes of this portion of the act, a legal page, other than the first page and the final page of the transcript, shall be 25 lines, approximately 8.5” by 11” in size, with the left–hand margin of approximately 1.5”, and with the right–hand margin of approximately .5”. (Signed 7/3/13)

CCS/HCS/SB100 – Modifies various provisions relating to various court proceedings, court costs, and surcharges and judicial personnel. (See Judicial Administration)

SS/SCS/SB129 – Establishes the Volunteer Health Services Act which allows a licensed health care provider to provide volunteer professional health care services for a sponsoring organization. (See Tort Law)