Appeals of certain motions approved

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

Sen. Mike Hilgers
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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