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Legislative Initiatives

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ILS Position on SB 760/HB 623

Proposal to Amend SB 760 (BEAN)/HB 623 (BYRD) on Domestication of Out-Of-Country Money Judgements
December 4, 2017/by intllawsection
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Proposed Legislation Addressing Legal Actions (SB 486)

Bolster Florida’s economy by adding jobs in the business and legal sectors.
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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Amendment to Florida State Statutes Chapeter 685: Contract Enforcement- Code of Law

F.S. 685 101 Choice of Law and 685 102 Jurisdiction
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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Florida International Commercial Arbitration Act

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January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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F.S. 48.151

48.151 Service on statutory agents for certain persons.
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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F.S. 48.193

48.193 Acts subjecting person to jurisdiction of courts of state.
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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F.S. 55.502

55.502 Construction of act.--
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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F.S. 608.463

608.463 Service of process.
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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The Florida Bar’s International Law Section Position Paper on Florida Senate Bill 1294

The International Law Section "ILS" of the Florida Bar has studied Senate Bill "SB" 1294 and is strongly opposes its passage.
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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Florida Senate Members (as of 2/29/12)

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January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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Opposition to SB 1360

SB 1360 seeks to limit the application of foreign laws in family law matters. Presently, Florida law permits, under certain circumstances, foreign laws to be considered by judges in some family law disputes.
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection
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F.S. 608.415

608.415 Registered office and registered agent.
January 31, 2017/by intllawsection

*Each file contains its creation date (YYYYMMDD) in the filename together with its abbreviated description (i.e. 20070801_ILQ.pdf is the ILS International Law Quarterly created August 1, 2007).