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House Bill 1349

House Bill 1349

ARCHIVE (2004)

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DIGEST OF HB1349 (Updated March 4, 2004 4:15 pm - DI 84)

Litigation by inmates. Provides that before filing a civil rights action or tort claim action against a public employee or government entity, an offender must submit certain documentation to the court. Requires a court to screen an offender's complaints and petitions and dismiss a claim that is frivolous, seeks monetary relief from a defendant who is immune from such relief, or is not a claim upon which relief may be granted. Prohibits an offender who has had three claims dismissed after court screening from filing an action unless a court determines that the offender is in immediate danger of serious bodily injury. Provides that a firearm owner is immune from civil liability for an act or omission relating to a firearm used by another person if the other person directly or indirectly obtained the firearm by means of burglary, robbery, theft, conversion, or receiving stolen property.
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