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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 171
Laws and statutes; revise provisions relating to effect and enforcement of foreign laws; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to laws and statutes, so as to revise provisions relating to the effect and enforcement of foreign laws; to provide that no court, arbitration panel, administrative agency, or other tribunal shall enforce a foreign law if doing so would violate a right guaranteed by the United States Constitution or the Georgia Constitution; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions; to change provisions relating to forum non conveniens; to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 10 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relating to venue, so as to provide for a cross-reference; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/02/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/29/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/29/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/18/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/03/2015 - House Second Readers
Feb/02/2015 - House First Readers
Jan/29/2015 - House Hopper
02/29/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Feb/29/2016 - House Vote #676Yea(165)Nay(0)NV(8)
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