Foreign laws would be prohibited in Florida courts, under a bill the Senate sent to the House on Monday.

The Senate voted 24-14 to approve the proposal (SB 386) by Umatilla Republican Alan Hays, who has pushed various versions of the measure the past couple of years.

The current bill codifies existing law, declaring that any attempt to apply the law of a foreign country is void if it breaches the policy of Florida.

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