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SB 267 - Prohibits the Enforcement of Foreign Laws - Key Vote

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (House) (108-53) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Enforcement of Foreign Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that prohibits the enforcement of foreign laws, legal codes, or systems in the state.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a court, tribunal, or administrative agency ruling or decision from being based in whole or in part on any “foreign law, legal code, or system” that is inconsistent with the state and national constitutions (Sec. A).
  • Defines “foreign law, legal code, or system” as any law, legal code, or system of a jurisdiction outside of any state or territory of the United States (Sec. A).
  • Specifies that this bill does not apply to a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, business association, or other legal entity which agrees to a contract that subjects itself to foreign law in a jurisdiction outside of the United States (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits the provisions of this bill from being interpreted by a court or arbitrator as limiting the right of any individual or religious organization to the free exercise of religion (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits the provisions of this bill from being interpreted by a court to conflict with any treaty or international agreement of the United States government (Sec. A).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Passed (Senate) (23-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Enforcement of Foreign Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to override a veto of a bill that prohibits the enforcement of foreign laws, legal codes, or systems in the state.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a court, tribunal, or administrative agency ruling or decision from being based in whole or in part on any “foreign law, legal code, or system” that is inconsistent with the state and national constitutions (Sec. A).
  • Defines “foreign law, legal code, or system” as any law, legal code, or system of a jurisdiction outside of any state or territory of the United States (Sec. A).
  • Specifies that this bill does not apply to a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, business association, or other legal entity which agrees to a contract that subjects itself to foreign law in a jurisdiction outside of the United States (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits the provisions of this bill from being interpreted by a court or arbitrator as limiting the right of any individual or religious organization to the free exercise of religion (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits the provisions of this bill from being interpreted by a court to conflict with any treaty or international agreement of the United States government (Sec. A).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF THOSE PRESENT AND VOTING IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits the Enforcement of Foreign Laws

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (109-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Enforcement of Foreign Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the enforcement of foreign laws, legal codes, or systems in the state.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a court, tribunal, or administrative agency ruling or decision from being based in whole or in part on any “foreign law, legal code, or system” that is inconsistent with the state and national constitutions (Sec. A).
  • Defines “foreign law, legal code, or system” as any law, legal code, or system of a jurisdiction outside of any state or territory of the United States (Sec. A).
  • Specifies that this bill does not apply to a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, business association, or other legal entity which agrees to a contract that subjects itself to foreign law in a jurisdiction outside of the United States (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits the provisions of this bill from being interpreted by a court or arbitrator as limiting the right of any individual or religious organization to the free exercise of religion (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits the provisions of this bill from being interpreted by a court to conflict with any treaty or international agreement of the United States government (Sec. A).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Enforcement of Foreign Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits the enforcement of foreign laws, legal codes, or systems in the state.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits a court, tribunal, or administrative agency ruling or decision from being based in whole or in part on any “foreign law, legal code, or system” that is inconsistent with the state and national constitutions (Sec. A).
  • Defines “foreign law, legal code, or system” as any law, legal code, or system of a jurisdiction outside of any state or territory of the United States (Sec. A).
  • Specifies that this bill does not apply to a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, business association, or other legal entity which agrees to a contract that subjects itself to foreign law in a jurisdiction outside of the United States (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits the provisions of this bill from being interpreted by a court or arbitrator as limiting the right of any individual or religious organization to the free exercise of religion (Sec. A).
  • Prohibits the provisions of this bill from being interpreted by a court to conflict with any treaty or international agreement of the United States government (Sec. A).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits the Enforcement of Foreign Laws

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