2008 Regular Session


File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures
Sponsored By:
Delegates McDonough, Boteler, Elmore, George, Impallaria, Kach, Kipke, McConkey, and O'Donnell
Citizens Rights Act


Providing that a person may file a complaint against officers and employees alleging actions in violation of law and seeking declaratory judgment and injunctive relief, as specified; specifying that a person has standing to file an action against officers and employees, under specified circumstances; authorizing a court to direct specified officers and employees to reimburse a specified person for fees and costs under specified circumstances; providing that specified persons may not avail themselves of specified remedies; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Federal Government
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
State Employees
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statutes:

State Government
( 8-502 , 8-502.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered