Arkansas Court Costs and Expert Witness Restriction Amendment (2014)
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The Arkansas Court Costs and Expert Witness Restriction Amendment, which was introduced in the Senate as SJR 2, did not make the 2014 election ballot as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in the state of Arkansas. It died in a Senate committee. The measure would have required those who file lawsuits deemed "frivolous" to pay court costs and would place restrictions on expert witnesses.
Specifically, the proposal would have required expert witnesses to be trained in the same specialty as the defendant. The measure would have also mandated that those who file "frivolous" lawsuits pay up to $10,000 in court costs and other fees to the defendant.
Text of bill
The full text of Senate Joint Resolution 2 is available here.
Path to the ballot
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State of Arkansas
Little Rock (capital)
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