Text: H.R.3487 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/27/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3487


To amend section 1332 of title 28, United States Code, to provide that the requirement for diversity of citizenship jurisdiction is met if any one party to the case is diverse in citizenship from any one adverse party in the case.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 27, 2017

Mr. King of Iowa introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend section 1332 of title 28, United States Code, to provide that the requirement for diversity of citizenship jurisdiction is met if any one party to the case is diverse in citizenship from any one adverse party in the case.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Diversity of citizenship jurisdiction.

Section 1332 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(f) For the purposes of this section, diversity of citizenship exists if at least one party adverse to any other party to the civil action does not share the same citizenship with that adverse party.”.