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. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 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.