Bill Status of HB5044 101st General Assembly
Short Description: CIV PRO-FORUM NON CONVENIENS
Rep. Jay Hoffman - André Thapedi - Ann M. Williams - Elizabeth Hernandez - Delia C. Ramirez, Emanuel Chris Welch, Rita Mayfield, Jonathan Carroll and Daniel Didech
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that all actions shall be tried in the county in which they are commenced, unless a statute specifically requires transfer to a different county (rather than except as otherwise provided by law). Abolishes the doctrine of intrastate forum non conveniens.