H.R.5511 - Fair Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Amendment of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-46] (Introduced 05/25/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/25/2006 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5511 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/25/2006)
The Fair Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Amendment of 2006 - Amends the federal judicial code to grant the district court original and exclusive jurisdiction of any action to enforce a foreign judgment exceeding $75,000 (exclusive of interest and costs) against a citizen of the United States, where: (1) any plantiff is a citizen of a state different from any defendant; (2) any plaintiff is a foreign state or a citizen or subject of a foreign state and any defendant is a citizen of a state; or (3) any plaintiff is a citizen of a state and any defendant is a foreign state or a citizen or subject or a foreign state.
Permits removal of such an action to a district court without regard to whether any defendant is a citizen of the state in which the action is brought. Allows such a removal by any defendant without the consent of all defendants.