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SB 1294 - Application of Foreign Law

General Bill by Hays (CO-SPONSORS) Evers
Application of Foreign LawSpecifies the public policy of this state in applying the choice of a foreign law, legal code, or system under certain circumstances. Declares that certain decisions rendered under such laws, codes, or systems are void. Declares that certain choice of venue or forum provisions in a contract are void. Declares that claims of forum non conveniens or related claims must be denied under certain circumstances. Provides that the act does not apply to a corporation, partnership, or other form of business association, etc.
Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Event: 05/07/11 S Died in Commerce and Tourism on Monday, May 09, 2011 3:08 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

    -   Judiciary
           On agenda for: 04/04/11 3:15 PM
        Favorable (final action)    Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 2
    -   Commerce and Tourism
    -   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

Related Bills

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Bill Text

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Vote History

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
05/07/11 S Died in Commerce and Tourism Monday, May 09, 2011 3:08 PM
05/07/11 S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Saturday, May 07, 2011 12:01 AM
04/05/11 S Now in Commerce and Tourism -SJ 322 Tuesday, April 05, 2011 10:19 AM
04/04/11 S Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 322 Monday, April 04, 2011 6:03 PM
03/30/11 S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/04/11, 3:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building Wednesday, March 30, 2011 3:17 PM
03/08/11 S Introduced -SJ 96 Monday, March 07, 2011 5:34 PM
03/07/11 S Referred to Judiciary; Commerce and Tourism; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 96 Monday, March 07, 2011 1:36 PM
02/22/11 S Filed Tuesday, February 22, 2011 10:53 AM

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