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Introduced in Senate (03/16/2009)

Frivolous Lawsuit Prevention Act of 2009 - Amends rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to change from discretionary to mandatory the authority of a court to impose sanctions for any representations in a pleading, written motion, or other paper that violate the Rule.

Revises the requirements for such sanctions.

Allows monetary sanctions to be awarded against a party's attorneys.