S.B. 212

Senate Floor Amendments

Amendment 4 March 7, 2013 1:18 PM

Senator Todd Weiler proposes the following amendments:

1.    Page 2, Lines 30 through 39 :    

             30          (2) It is the duty of the court, in entering judgment for plaintiff in that action, to add to
             31      the amount of special damages actually incurred that are assessed by the verdict of the jury, or
             32      found by the court, prejudgment interest on that amount
{   [   }      {   calculated at 7.5% simple interest per

             33      annum,  
from the date of the occurrence of the act giving rise to the cause of action to the date
             34      of entering the judgment,
{   ]   } and to include it in that judgment. The court shall calculate

             35      prejudgement interest using a per annum rate, which is one percentage point above the prime
             36      rate, as published by the board of governors of the federal reserve system on the first business
             37      day in January of the calendar year in which the judgment is entered
{   , and shall be computed as

             38      simple interest accruing during the period from the date 90 days after commencement of the
             39      lawsuit to the date entering the judgment  

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