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CS/CS/SB 58: Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Judiciary ; 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 in certain proceedings or actions brought after the act becomes a law; providing that the act does not apply to a corporation, partnership, or other form of business association, except when necessary to provide effective relief in actions or proceedings under or relating to chapters 61 and 88, F.S., etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/2/2013 Senate - Laid on Table -SJ 1048
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/19/2012 Senate • Filed
12/5/2012 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 11
3/1/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/06/13, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 11
3/6/2013 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 196
3/8/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/11/2013 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 196
3/12/2013 Senate • CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 198
3/18/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/21/13, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/21/2013 Senate • CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 6 NAYS 3
3/22/2013 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/25/2013 Senate • CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 243
3/27/2013 Senate • Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 240
4/3/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 04/08/13, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
4/8/2013 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 4 -SJ 363
4/9/2013 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 363
4/30/2013 Senate • Withdrawn from Rules -SJ 881
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 05/02/13
5/2/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 1047
• Amendment(s) failed (164278, 549308, 770460, 866158, 956998) -SJ 1048
• Substituted CS/HB 351 (Died on Calendar in Senate) -SJ 1048
• Laid on Table -SJ 1048