S.603 - Frivolous Lawsuit Prevention Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 03/16/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/16/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Summary: S.603 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.