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HF 1562

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/21/2019 02:05pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to civil actions; providing for interlocutory appeal on the question of class
certification; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 540.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [540.19] CLASS ACTIONS; INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL.
new text end

new text begin A court's order certifying a class action, refusing to certify a class action, or denying a
motion to decertify a class action is appealable in the same manner as a final order or
judgment. While an appeal under this subdivision is pending, all discovery and other
proceedings in the district court must be stayed.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2019, and
applies to cases pending on or filed on or after that date.
new text end