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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 895
Laws and statutes; effect and enforcement of foreign laws; revise 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
Feb/05/2014 - House Second Readers
Feb/04/2014 - House First Readers
Feb/03/2014 - House Hopper