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Senate Bill 0520

Senate Bill 0520

ARCHIVE (2011)

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DIGEST OF SB520 (Updated February 17, 2011 6:32 pm - DI 84)

Foreign law. Prohibits the enforcement of a foreign law (defined as a law established and used outside the jurisdiction of the United States) if the enforcement would violate a right granted by the Indiana or United States constitution. Provides that a provision in a contract or agreement calling for the application of foreign law is not enforceable and is void if the provision cannot be modified, unless the contract explicitly states that it will be enforced in accordance with foreign law. Prohibits a court from granting certain motions to transfer a case to another jurisdiction if the transfer is likely to affect the constitutional rights of the nonmoving party.
    Current Status:
    In Committee - 2nd House
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