Bill Text: TX HB2757 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Enrolled


Bill Title: Relating to the rule of decision in a court of this state.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-05-24 - Reported enrolled [HB2757 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB2757-Enrolled.html
 
 
  H.B. No. 2757
 
 
 
 
AN ACT
  relating to the rule of decision in a court of this state.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 5.001, Civil Practice and Remedies Code,
  is amended to read as follows:
         Sec. 5.001.  RULE OF DECISION. (a) The rule of decision in
  this state consists of those portions of the common law of England
  that are not inconsistent with the constitution or the laws of this
  state, the constitution of this state, and the laws of this state.
         (b)  In any action governed by the laws of this state
  concerning rights and obligations under the law, the American Law
  Institute's Restatements of the Law are not controlling.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
 
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
 
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2757 was passed by the House on April
  24, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 139, Nays 3, 1 present, not
  voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
  No. 2757 on May 23, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 142, Nays 1,
  1 present, not voting.
 
  ______________________________
  Chief Clerk of the House   
 
         I certify that H.B. No. 2757 was passed by the Senate, with
  amendments, on May 21, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays
  0.
 
  ______________________________
  Secretary of the Senate   
  APPROVED: __________________
                  Date       
   
           __________________
                Governor       
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