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HB 522 - Prohibits the Application of Foreign Laws - Key Vote

North Carolina Key Votes

Bryan Holloway voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Became Law Without Governor's Signature (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits the Application of Foreign Laws

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (75-37) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Application of Foreign Laws

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that prohibits the application of foreign law in courts, effective September 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits the application of “foreign law”, the recognition of foreign judgments, and the foreign transference of any legal proceeding from any court case or interpretation of a contract that involves divorce, child custody, child support, or alimony if the result is a violation of an individual’s constitutional rights (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “foreign law” as a law, rule, resolution, legal code, legal system, or any component of a legal system established and applied in a foreign venue or forum (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the provisions of this bill do not limit the rights of a natural individual to voluntarily enter into a contract or specific waiver (Sec. 1). 
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (31-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (113-0) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits the Application of Foreign Laws

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