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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 488
Georgia Foreign Money Judgments Recognition Act; not recognize foreign judgments in defamation actions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 5 of Chapter 12 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Georgia Foreign Money Judgments Recognition Act," so as to not recognize foreign judgments in defamation actions unless such jurisdiction's laws provide sufficiently similar constitutional protections as provided by courts in this state; to provide for related matters; to provide for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/29/2010 - House Conference Committee Appointed 80th, 49th, 3rd
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 37th, 46th, 52nd
Apr/29/2010 - House Insisted
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Insisted
Apr/29/2010 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/27/2010 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended
Apr/21/2010 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/21/2010 - House Third Readers
Apr/20/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/30/2010 - House Second Readers
Mar/26/2010 - House First Readers
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/16/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/11/2010 - Senate Hopper
4/21/2010 Modified Structured Rule; 4/27/2010 Agreed to House Substitute as Amended; 4/29/2010 House disagrees to the Senate Amendment to the House Substitute; 4/29/2010 Senate conferees 37th, 46th, 52nd; 4/29/2010 House Conferees: 80th, 49th, 3rd
Apr/27/2010 - Senate Vote #864Yea(46)Nay(1)NV(6)
Apr/21/2010 - House Vote #891Yea(160)Nay(2)NV(13)
Mar/24/2010 - Senate Vote #626Yea(51)Nay(2)NV(2)
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