H.R.720 - Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
Bill History in the Congressional Record
Page numbers for legislative actions on this bill link to the Congressional Record. Learn more about the History of Bills and Resolutions.
From the Congressional Record, Volume 163 (2017)
H.R. 720 — A bill to amend Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. By Mr. SMITH of Texas (for himself, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Buck, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Chabot, and Mr. Chaffetz), H742 [30JA] Cosponsors added, H1186 [14FE] Reported (H. Rept. 115–16), H1321 [24FE] Providing for consideration (H. Res. 180), H1947 [8MR] Debated, H2025 [10MR] Text, H2030 [10MR] Amendments, H2030, H2031, H2033, H2035 [10MR] Passed House, H2041 [10MR] Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, S1777 [13MR]