Monday, September 22, 2014

SB 386 - Application of Foreign Law in Courts

General Bill   by Hays
Application of Foreign Law in Courts: Defining the term “strong public policy”; prohibiting a court from enforcing certain choice of law or forum selection contractual provisions; requiring a court to review judgments and orders of foreign courts for comity before enforcing such orders or judgments; specifying judgments and orders of foreign courts that are not entitled to comity; providing that the attempt to apply the law of a foreign country is void under certain circumstances; prohibiting a trial court from dismissing an action on the grounds that a satisfactory remedy may be more conveniently sought in a foreign country; providing an exception, etc.
Effective Date: 10/01/2014
Last Event: 05/14/14 Chapter No. 2014-10 on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 8:52 AM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

    -   Judiciary
           On agenda for: 03/25/14 9:00 AM
        Favorable (final action)    Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 3
 
    -   Governmental Oversight and Accountability
           On agenda for: 04/03/14 9:00 AM
        Favorable (final action)    Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 2
 
    -   Rules
           On agenda for: 04/09/14 4:00 PM
        Favorable (final action)    Votes: Yeas 7   Nays 6
 

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
HB 903 Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases Compare

Bill Text

Enrolled  
Engrossed 2 
Engrossed 1 
502398 , Simmons Date Filed: 04/28/14, Line#: 20 Senate: Adopted 4/28/2014 10:28:03 AM
Original Filed Version  
759664 , Simmons Date Filed: 04/24/14, Line#: 0 Senate: Adopted 4/25/2014 1:45:04 PM
AA 775456 , Simmons Date Filed: 04/25/14, Line#: 27 Senate: Adopted 4/25/2014 1:45:21 PM
558356 , Sachs Date Filed: 04/24/14, Line#: 55 Senate: Withdrawn 4/25/2014 1:45:28 PM
356706 , Sachs Date Filed: 04/24/14, Line#: 75 Senate: Withdrawn 4/25/2014 1:45:51 PM
330922 , Joyner Date Filed: 04/24/14, Line#: 78 Senate: Withdrawn 4/25/2014 1:46:05 PM
893862 , Sachs Date Filed: 04/24/14, Line#: 100 Senate: Withdrawn 4/25/2014 1:46:25 PM
614656 , Sobel Date Filed: 04/24/14, Line#: 131 Senate: Withdrawn 4/25/2014 1:46:43 PM
490962 , Judiciary, Soto Date Filed: 03/25/14, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Withdrawn 3/25/2014 4:24:52 PM
375592 , Governmental Oversight and Accountability, Simmons Date Filed: 04/02/14, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Withdrawn 4/4/2014 11:41:50 AM
AA 256170 , Governmental Oversight and Accountability, Simmons Date Filed: 04/03/14, Line#: 35 Senate(c): Withdrawn 4/4/2014 11:41:50 AM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Senate 04/28/2014 10:46 AM   24 14 Vote [Seq# 13]
House 04/30/2014 01:48 PM   78 40 Passage Vote [Seq# 826]

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
05/14/14 Chapter No. 2014-10 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 8:52 AM
05/12/14 Approved by Governor Monday, May 12, 2014 5:30 PM
05/08/14 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Thursday, May 08, 2014 2:28 PM
04/30/14 S Ordered enrolled -SJ 880 Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:24 PM
Passed; YEAS 78, NAYS 40 Wednesday, April 30, 2014 1:48 PM
Read 3rd time Wednesday, April 30, 2014 1:13 PM
Added to Third Reading Calendar Tuesday, April 29, 2014 6:23 PM
Placed on 3rd reading Tuesday, April 29, 2014 3:28 PM
Read 2nd time Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:42 PM
1st Reading Monday, April 28, 2014 10:15 PM
Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/29/2014) Monday, April 28, 2014 8:33 PM
Bill referred to House Calendar Monday, April 28, 2014 7:03 PM
In Messages Monday, April 28, 2014 12:33 PM
04/28/14 S Passed as amended; YEAS 24 NAYS 14 -SJ 723 Monday, April 28, 2014 10:46 AM
04/28/14 S Amendment(s) adopted (502398) -SJ 722 Monday, April 28, 2014 10:28 AM
04/28/14 S Read 3rd time -SJ 722 Monday, April 28, 2014 10:23 AM
04/25/14 S Placed on 3rd reading Friday, April 25, 2014 1:47 PM
04/25/14 S Ordered engrossed -SJ 690 Friday, April 25, 2014 1:47 PM
04/25/14 S Amendment(s) adopted (759664) -SJ 690 Friday, April 25, 2014 1:45 PM
04/25/14 S Read 2nd time -SJ 690 Friday, April 25, 2014 1:37 PM
04/22/14 S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/14 Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6:24 PM
04/10/14 S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 459 Thursday, April 10, 2014 9:23 AM
04/09/14 S Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 7 NAYS 6 -SJ 459 Wednesday, April 09, 2014 6:43 PM Rules
04/04/14 S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/09/14, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building Friday, April 04, 2014 2:25 PM Rules
04/03/14 S Now in Rules -SJ 442 Thursday, April 03, 2014 12:41 PM Rules
04/03/14 S Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 6 NAYS 2 Thursday, April 03, 2014 11:04 AM Governmental Oversight and Accountability
03/31/14 S On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 04/03/14, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Monday, March 31, 2014 4:09 PM Governmental Oversight and Accountability
03/26/14 S Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 335 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 8:26 AM Governmental Oversight and Accountability
03/25/14 S Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 335 Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:19 PM Judiciary
03/20/14 S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/25/14, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building Thursday, March 20, 2014 3:47 PM Judiciary
03/04/14 S Introduced -SJ 36 Tuesday, March 04, 2014 8:13 AM
12/09/13 S Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 37 Monday, December 09, 2013 11:06 AM Judiciary
11/08/13 S Filed Friday, November 08, 2013 12:16 PM

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

61.040
 

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