Prisoner Lawsuit Reform: SB 109 (2000)
Prohibits an inmate from filing a lawsuit until all administrative
Prohibits an inmate from filing a lawsuit until all administrative remedies against the facility have been exhausted. Allows the facility sixty days to complete these remedies. Permits certain court proceedings to occur at the inmates place of incarceration by telephone or video conference. Requires an inmakte to pay for all court filing fees. Upon finding that an inmate filed a frivolous suit, time earned for good behavior may be forfeited. Any award to an inmate shall be paid to any outstanding court-ordered payments pending against the inmate.
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