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The Act, known as the Civil Litigation Improvement Act of 2000, amends several sections of the Georgia Code referencing civil litigation involving Georgia Corporations. The Act provides a maximum amount for supersedeas bonds that a court can require a defendant to provide to insure the punitive damages portion of a civil judgment. The Act provides that a foreign judgment shall be stayed while an appeal is pending or until the expiration of time within which an appeal can be filed. The Act also changes venue requirements regarding corporations and allows for removal of certain cases.

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