Code of Civil Procedure Section 877.6

Compiled December, 2022

Our review of the annotated history reveals the following legislative history (every “c.” below represents a separate legislative bill):

Added: 1980, c. 562
•  1984, c. 311: added subdivision (e) relating to review by writ of mandate; and made a nonsubstantive spelling change.
•  1985, c. 621: added the second sentence of subdivision (a).
•  1987, c. 677: in subdivision (a), inserted “or co-obligors on a contract debt,”; and, in subdivisions (a) and (c), inserted references to co-obligors.
•  1988, c. 128: inserted the third sentence of subdivision (a), relating to time extensions; designated the last paragraph of subdivision (e) as par. (3); and made a non-substantive punctuation change.
•  1989, c. 693: in subdivision (a), substituted “subdivision (b) of Section 1005” for “Sections 1010 and 1011 at least 20 days before the hearing” in the first sentence, and deleted the former second and third sentences which allowed service by mail and excluding application to this section of provisions which allowed extension of time.
•  1992, c. 876: in subdivision(a), designated the original paragraph as (1) and added par. (2).
•  1995, c. 796: substituted “the applicable provisions of Chapter 1.5 (commencing with Section 583.110) of Title 8 of Part 2” for “Section 583” in subdivision (e)(3); and made nonsubstantive changes throughout.
•  2001, c. 812: in subdivision (a)(2), twice inserted “or within 20 days of personal service”.
•  2017, c. 64 (SB 543) – in subd. (a)(2), inserted “, or by personal service” at the end of the third sentence.

10 bills affected this section.                          

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