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SB 1360: Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases

GENERAL BILL by Hays ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Evers

Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases; Clarifying that the public policies expressed in the act apply to violations of a natural person’s fundamental liberties, rights, and privileges guaranteed by the State Constitution or the United States Constitution; declaring that certain decisions rendered under such laws, codes, or systems are void; providing that the act may not be construed to require or authorize any court to adjudicate, or prohibit any religious organization from adjudicating, ecclesiastical matters in violation of specified constitutional provisions or to conflict with any federal treaty or other international agreement to which the United States is a party to a specified extent, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died on Calendar
Location: On Special Order Calendar
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations (BJA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/22/2011 Senate • Filed
1/13/2012 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Budget -SJ 147
• Introduced -SJ 147
1/20/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/25/2012 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 279
1/26/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 279
2/6/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations -SJ 328
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations
2/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations, 02/28/12, 10:45 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/28/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 743
3/1/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 743
3/5/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 805
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 805
3/6/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/12
3/8/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/12
3/9/2012 Senate • Died on Calendar