SB 1294 (2011) -  Application of Foreign Law

by Hays (CO-SPONSORS) Evers
Specifies 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 9, 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

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 4/5/2011 10:03:34 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 4/1/2011 9:36:57 PM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

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Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 05/07/2011 - 12:01 AM Member: Committee: Version: __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

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
45.022 HB 1273