SB 1294: Application of Foreign Law
GENERAL BILL by Hays ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Evers
Application of Foreign Law; Specifies the public policy of this state in applying the choice of a foreign law, legal code, or system under certain circumstances. Declares that certain decisions rendered under such laws, codes, or systems are void. Declares that certain choice of venue or forum provisions in a contract are void. Declares that claims of forum non conveniens or related claims must be denied under certain circumstances. Provides that the act does not apply to a corporation, partnership, or other form of business association, etc.
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism
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- Judiciary (JU)
- Commerce and Tourism (CM)
- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
• Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 96
• Introduced -SJ 96
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/04/11, 3:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 322
• Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 322
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism
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