About the bill
H.R. 725 establishes a uniform standard for determining whether a defendant has been fraudulently joined to a lawsuit in order to defeat federal diversity jurisdiction. In addition, the legislation also makes clear that Federal courts may consider evidence outside the pleadings when deciding a motion to remand a case that been removed to Federal Court, as well as whether the plaintiff has shown a good faith intent to pursue a judgment against a non-diverse defendant.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2017
Length: 4 pages
H.R. 725 is a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Innocent Party Protection Act, H.R. 725, 115th Cong. (2017).
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