HR725: Innocent Party Protection Act

By | January 11, 2018
Seal of the United States District Court (for the Northern District of California)

Seal of the United States District Court (for the Northern District of California).

This bill amends procedures under which federal courts determine whether a case that was removed from a state court to a federal court on the basis of a diversity of citizenship among the parties may be remanded back to state court.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-03-09
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Buck, Ken [R-CO-4]

Cosponsors: Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6], Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8], Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27], Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21], Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]

Votes

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll152.xml

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