Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry: Lawsuit Reforms Cut Down on Frivolous Claims, Expedite Justice for the Deserving

Tuesday, July 26, 2011  •  Houston, Texas

HOUSTON – Gov. Rick Perry today ceremonially signed House Bill 274, which brings important lawsuit reforms to Texas courts, including implementing a loser pays component for frivolous lawsuits in the state. The governor designated this issue as an emergency item for this legislative session. Gov. Perry was joined by Rep. Brandon Creighton and Sen. Joan Huffman for the signing ceremony at the Greater Houston Partnership.

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