House Bill 2029: Prohibits the Application of Foreign Law in Pennsylvania Proceedings

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Last Updated: November 30, 2012
House Bill 2029: Prohibits the Application of Foreign Law in Pennsylvania Proceedings
Sponsors:
Representatives RoseMarie Swanger, Daryl Metcalfe, Scott Perry, Matthew Baker, Kerry Benninghoff, Paul Clymer, Jim Cox, Tom Creighton, Bryan Cutler, Gordon Denlinger, George Dunbar, John Evans, Matt Gabler, Richard Geist, Mauree Gingrich, Seth Grove, Susan Helm, Tim Hennessey, Rob Kauffman, Fred Keller, Jerry Knowles, John Maher, Carl Walker Metzgar, David Millard, Ron Miller, Dan Moul, Thomas Murt, T. Mark Mustio, Donna Oberlander, Michael Peifer, Jeffrey Pyle, Kathy Rapp, Brad Roae, Rick Saccone, Stan Saylor, Curt Schroder, Jerry Stern, Will Tallman, Marcy Toepel, Tarah Toohil, Dan Truitt, Mike Vereb, Marguerite Quinn, Scott A. Petri, Karen Boback, Todd Rock, and Curtis G. Sonney
Summary:

This bill would prohibit the application of foreign law to judicial or administrative proceedings in Pennsylvania except under certain circumstances.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

11/18/2011     (House)      Referred to Judiciary Committee
09/25/2012     (House)      Reported with request to re-refer to State Government Committee
09/25/2012     (House)      Re-referred to State Government Committee
11/30/2012     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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