Appeals of certain motions approved

A bill allowing the immediate appeal of certain legal motions was passed by the Legislature May 13.

<a href='' target='_blank' title='Link to the website of Sen. Mike Hilgers'>Sen. Mike Hilgers</a>
Sen. Mike Hilgers

LB179, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Mike Hilgers, makes an order denying a motion for summary judgment eligible for immediate appeal if the motion is based on an assertion of sovereign immunity or the immunity of a government official.

The bill passed on a 43-0 vote.

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