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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  FORUM NON CONVENIENS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 45 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to requiring the Texas Supreme Court to adopt rules and provide judicial instruction regarding the application of foreign laws in certain family law cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 498 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in a proceeding involving marriage, a suit for dissolution of a marriage, or a suit affecting the parent-child relationship in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 670 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1692 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the doctrine of forum non conveniens. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1942 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the doctrine of forum non conveniens. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 695 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1639 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the application of foreign laws and foreign forum selection in certain family law proceedings. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
HB 755 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to procedures relating to the doctrine of forum non conveniens in a civil cause of action. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 294 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to procedures relating to the doctrine of forum non conveniens in a civil cause of action. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
HB 7 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to lawsuits arising outside or brought by persons who reside outside of Texas. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
SB 220 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to lawsuits arising outside or brought by persons who reside outside of Texas. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2916 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2917 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in certain civil actions. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 400 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Shields, John
Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens to certain actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1119 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1258 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens in certain civil actions. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 534 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to venue for an action against certain foreign companies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens to certain actions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 56 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the doctrine of forum non conveniens in certain judicial proceedings. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1253 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the application of the doctrine of forum non conveniens to certain actions. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee

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