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HB 1273 - Application of Foreign Law

General Bill   by Metz (CO-SPONSORS) Adkins; Ahern; Baxley; Bileca; Broxson; Caldwell; Corcoran; Costello; Ford; Gaetz; Hager; Ingram; Kreegel; Pilon; Plakon; Smith; Stargel; Steube; Tobia; Van Zant; Weinstein
Application of Foreign Law: Defines term "foreign law, legal code, or system"; specifies public policy of this state in applying choice of foreign law, legal code, or system; declares that certain decisions rendered under such laws, codes, or systems are void; declares that certain choice of venue or forum provisions in contract are void; provides for construction of waiver by natural person of person's constitutional rights; declares that claims of forum non conveniens or related claims must be denied; provides that act does not apply to corporation, partnership, or other form of business association; clarifies that public policies expressed in act apply to violations of natural person's constitutional rights; provides for severability.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee on Saturday, May 07, 2011 2:07 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Civil Justice Subcommittee
    -   Federal Affairs Subcommittee
    -   Judiciary Committee

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
SB 1294 Application of Foreign Law Compare

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee Saturday, May 07, 2011 2:07 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Saturday, May 07, 2011 12:01 AM
Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Monday, March 14, 2011 11:28 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Monday, March 14, 2011 11:28 AM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Federal Affairs Subcommittee Monday, March 14, 2011 11:28 AM Federal Affairs Subcommittee
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Monday, March 14, 2011 11:28 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 08, 2011 10:24 PM
Filed Friday, March 04, 2011 5:05 PM Metz

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

45.022
 

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