2nd Engrossment - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
|Introduction||Posted on 02/26/2004|
|1st Engrossment||Posted on 03/17/2004|
|2nd Engrossment||Posted on 05/13/2004|
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to civil actions; authorizing the recovery of 1.3 attorney fees by funeral providers in actions to 1.4 recover costs of services; proposing coding for new 1.5 law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 149A. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. [149A.98] [RECOVERY OF COSTS AND ATTORNEY 1.8 FEES.] 1.9 A party who prevails in an action for the recovery of fees 1.10 for services provided under this chapter may be awarded costs, 1.11 disbursements, and reasonable attorney fees incurred in the 1.12 action, provided that a funeral provider who prevails may 1.13 recover only if: (1) the funeral provider otherwise complied 1.14 with the requirements of this chapter in connection with the 1.15 provision of those services; and (2) the agreement on which the 1.16 action for the recovery of fees for services is based contains a 1.17 provision that costs, disbursements, and reasonable attorney 1.18 fees may be awarded to the funeral provider in an action for the 1.19 recovery of fees for services provided.