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LONG ARM JURISDICTION AMENDMENTS

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2009 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Wayne L. Niederhauser

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House Sponsor: Gregory H. Hughes

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill provides that the tolling statute does not apply if jurisdiction can be obtained
             10      using the long arm statute.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    exempts the provisions of the long arm jurisdiction statute from the tolling statute.
             14      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             15          None
             16      Other Special Clauses:
             17          None
             18      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             19      AMENDS:
             20          78B-2-104, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 3
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             22      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             23          Section 1. Section 78B-2-104 is amended to read:
             24           78B-2-104. Effect of absence from state.
             25          If a cause of action accrues against a person while the person is out of the state and the
             26      person is not subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of this state in accordance with Section
             27      78B-3-205 , the action may be commenced within the term as limited by this chapter after his
             28      return to the state. If after a cause of action accrues the person departs from the state, the time
             29      of his absence is not part of the time limited for the commencement of the action unless


             30      Section 78B-3-205 applies.


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