CS/HB 775: Jurisdiction of the Courts
GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Santiago ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hood
Jurisdiction of the Courts; Provides that person submits to jurisdiction of this state by entering into contract that specifies that law of this state governs contract & agrees to submit to jurisdiction; clarifies circumstances under which an arbitration is international; limits application of certain provisions to instances in which arbitral tribunal orders party to preserve evidence; provides that initiation of arbitration in this state, or making of written agreement to arbitrate which provides for arbitration in this state, constitutes consent to exercise in personam jurisdiction.
Last Action: 4/29/2013 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2013-164) -HJ 962
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 80
• Introduced -HJ 80
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/13/13, 12:00 pm, 404 HOB
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 272
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 270
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 265
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/28/13, 10:30 am, 404 HOB
• Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 372
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 372
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
• Substituted CS/SB 186 -HJ 962
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 186 (Ch. 2013-164) -HJ 962
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