Florida Senate - 2018                                     SB 760
       By Senator Bean
       4-00749B-18                                            2018760__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to grounds for nonrecognition of out
    3         of-country foreign judgments; amending s. 55.605,
    4         F.S.; providing additional circumstances in which an
    5         out-of-country foreign judgment need not be
    6         recognized; providing an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Paragraphs (i) and (j) are added to subsection
   11  (2) of section 55.605, Florida Statutes, to read:
   12         55.605 Grounds for nonrecognition.—
   13         (2) An out-of-country foreign judgment need not be
   14  recognized if:
   15         (i) The judgment was rendered in circumstances that raise
   16  substantial doubt about the integrity of the rendering court
   17  with respect to the judgment.
   18         (j) The specific proceeding in the foreign court leading to
   19  the judgment was not compatible with the requirements of due
   20  process of law.
   21         Section 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.