Friday, September 19, 2014

CS/HB 351 - Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases

General Bill   by Judiciary Committee and Metz (CO-SPONSORS) Adkins; Ahern; Albritton; Baxley; Boyd; Brodeur; Broxson; Caldwell; Davis; Eagle; Gaetz; Hager; Moraitis; Nuñez; Pigman; Pilon; Raburn; Spano; Steube; Van Zant
Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases: Clarifies that public policies expressed in act apply to violations of natural person's fundamental liberties, rights, & privileges guaranteed by State Constitution or U.S. Constitution in certain proceedings or actions brought after act becomes law; provides that act does not apply to corporation, partnership, or other form of business association, except when necessary to provide effective relief in actions or proceedings under or relating to chs. 61 & 88, F.S.; specifies public policy of this state in applying choice of foreign law, legal code, or system in proceedings brought under or relating to chs. 61 & 88, F.S., which relate to dissolution of marriage, support, time-sharing, Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act, & Uniform Interstate Family Support Act; declares that certain decisions under such laws, codes, or systems & certain choice of venue or forum provisions in contract are void; provides for construction of waiver by natural person of person's fundamental liberties, rights, & privileges guaranteed by State Constitution or U.S. Constitution; declares that claims of forum non conveniens or related claims must be denied.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: 05/03/13 S Died on Calendar on Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM
Date Available for Final Passage: Friday, April 19, 2013 12:17 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Civil Justice Subcommittee
           On agenda for: 02/07/13 8:00 AM              Notice
        Favorable (final action)              See Votes
 
    -   Judiciary Committee
           On agenda for: 02/21/13 12:00 PM              Notice
        Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action)              See Votes
 

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
CS/CS/SB 58 Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases Identical

Bill Text

Engrossed 1 
356226 , Sobel Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 55
911018 , Ring Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 65
672502 , Clemens Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 65
634380 , Clemens Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 79
628740 , Sobel Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 107
596552 , Soto Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 124
786322 , Soto Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 124
941328 , Sachs Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 125
233234 , Soto Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 125
715382 , Thompson Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 136
562684 , Thompson Date Filed: 05/02/13, Line#: 145
Committee Substitute 1  
883569 , Metz Date Filed: 03/25/13, Line#: 53 House: Adopted 4/17/2013 12:17:49 PM
Original Filed Version  
904485 , Metz (JDC) Date Filed: 02/20/13, Line#: 53 House(c): Adopted Without Objection 2/21/2013 3:02:04 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
House 04/18/2013 11:11 AM   79 39 Passage Vote [Seq# 183]
Senate 05/02/2013 04:31 PM   25 14 Motion to Withdraw from Committee Vote [Seq# 22]
Senate 05/02/2013 04:31 PM   25 14 Motion to Withdraw from Committee Vote [Seq# 22]

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
05/03/13 S Died on Calendar Friday, May 03, 2013 7:16 PM
05/02/13 S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Thursday, May 02, 2013 11:12 AM
05/02/13 S Substituted for CS/CS/SB 58 Thursday, May 02, 2013 11:10 AM
05/02/13 S Withdrawn from Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules Thursday, May 02, 2013 11:09 AM
04/24/13 S Received -SJ 587 Wednesday, April 24, 2013 9:20 PM
04/23/13 S Referred to Judiciary; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 587 Tuesday, April 23, 2013 5:47 PM
04/23/13 S In Messages Tuesday, April 23, 2013 5:01 PM
Message sent to senate Tuesday, April 23, 2013 5:00 PM
CS passed as amended; YEAS 79, NAYS 39 Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:11 AM
Passage on third reading Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:11 AM
Read 3rd time Thursday, April 18, 2013 10:38 AM
Added to Third Reading Calendar Wednesday, April 17, 2013 9:45 PM
Placed on 3rd reading Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:17 PM
Amendment 883569 adopted Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:17 PM
Read 2nd time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:38 AM
Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/17/2013) Monday, April 15, 2013 6:12 PM
Amendment 883569 filed Monday, March 25, 2013 5:13 PM
Added to Second Reading Calendar Wednesday, March 06, 2013 2:32 AM
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
1st Reading Tuesday, March 05, 2013 11:59 PM
Bill referred to House Calendar Friday, March 01, 2013 9:04 AM
CS Filed Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:39 PM
Laid on Table under Rule 7.19(a) Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:39 PM
Reported out of Judiciary Committee Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:34 PM Judiciary Committee
Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee Thursday, February 21, 2013 2:00 PM Judiciary Committee
Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Thursday, February 14, 2013 4:27 PM Judiciary Committee
Now in Judiciary Committee Thursday, February 07, 2013 6:14 PM Judiciary Committee
Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Thursday, February 07, 2013 6:14 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee Thursday, February 07, 2013 12:00 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Thursday, January 31, 2013 4:14 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:35 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:35 PM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, January 30, 2013 5:35 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Filed Monday, January 21, 2013 8:55 AM Metz

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

45.022
 

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