H.R. 725: Innocent Party Protection Act

This was a vote to pass H.R. 725 in the House.

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.

Source: Republican Policy Committee



Congress
115th Congress
Date
Mar 9, 2017
Chamber
House
Number
#152
Question:
On Passage of the Bill in the House
Result:
Passed

Key: R Aye R No D No
Seat position based on our ideology score.
This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Aye 224
 
 
52%
224 0
  No 194
 
 
45%
10 184
Not Voting 11
 
 
3%
2 9
Required: Simple Majority source: house.gov

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