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  • State Sen. Alan Hays (FL) 8:58 pm on March 31, 2013 Permalink |
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    Florida to ban foreign law from use in state courts

    Bill: CS/SB58 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Sen. Alan Hays (and Rep. Larry Metz in the House – HB351), SB58 states that, “Any court, arbitration, tribunal, or administrative agency ruling or decision violates the public policy of this state and is void and unenforceable if the court, arbitration, tribunal, or administrative agency bases its ruling or decision in the matter at issue in whole or in part on any foreign law, legal code, or system that does not grant the parties affected by the ruling or decision the same fundamental liberties, rights, and privileges guaranteed by the State Constitution or the United States Constitution.”

    Also: “Anti-Shariah Law’ bill passes Florida House by 79-39 vote”

    “Anti-Sharia law is back”

    “Florida advances Sharia ban”

    “Battle intensifies as Florida close to banning Islamic Sharia Law from U.S. courts”

    “Shariah Law on America’s Shores”

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  • State Sen. Alan Hays (FL) 1:26 am on March 2, 2012 Permalink |
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    Florida to ban foreign law from use in state courts

    Bill: SB1360 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Sen. Alan Hays (and Rep. Larry Metz in the House – HB1209), SB1360 states that judicial decisions rendered under foreign laws, codes, or systems are void. The bill applies to actual or foreseeable denials of a natural person’s fundamental liberties, rights, and privileges guaranteed by the State Constitution or the United States Constitution from the application of a foreign law.

    Also: “Florida mulls outlawing Shariah law”

    “Bill banning foreign law passes House over protests”

    “Ban on court use of sharia/international law advancing in Florida, other states”

     
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