senate Bill S3890A

Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides that spouses may be granted a judgment of divorce in a timely fashion provided they meet certain conditions

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 08, 2010 approval memo.27
Aug 13, 2010 signed chap.384
Aug 03, 2010 delivered to governor
Jul 01, 2010 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.523
substituted for a9753a
Jun 15, 2010 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2010 amended on third reading 3890a
May 25, 2010 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2010 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2010 1st report cal.570
May 03, 2010 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 06, 2010 referred to judiciary
Jul 16, 2009 committed to rules
May 26, 2009 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2009 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2009 1st report cal.358
Apr 02, 2009 referred to judiciary

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S3890 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9753A
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §170, Dom Rel L

S3890 - Summary

Provides that spouses may be granted a judgment of divorce in a timely fashion provided they meet certain conditions.

S3890 - Sponsor Memo

S3890 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3890

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 2, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law,  in  relation  to  no  fault
  divorce

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 170 of the domestic relations  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  (7)  THE  RELATIONSHIP  BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE HAS BROKEN DOWN IRRE-
TRIEVABLY FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST SIX MONTHS, PROVIDED THAT  ONE  PARTY
HAS  SO  STATED UNDER OATH. EXCEPT UNDER EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES PLACED ON
THE RECORD BY THE COURT, NO JUDGMENT OF DIVORCE SHALL BE  GRANTED  UNDER
THIS  SUBDIVISION  UNLESS  AND  UNTIL  THE  ECONOMIC ISSUES OF EQUITABLE
DISTRIBUTION OF MARITAL PROPERTY,  THE  PAYMENT  OR  WAIVER  OF  SPOUSAL
SUPPORT,  THE  PAYMENT  OF  CHILD  SUPPORT,  THE  PAYMENT OF COUNSEL AND
EXPERTS' FEES AND EXPENSES AS WELL AS THE CUSTODY  AND  VISITATION  WITH
THE  INFANT  CHILDREN OF THE MARRIAGE HAVE BEEN RESOLVED BY THE PARTIES,
OR DETERMINED BY  THE  COURT  AND  INCORPORATED  INTO  THE  JUDGMENT  OF
DIVORCE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03530-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S3890A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9753A
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §170, Dom Rel L

S3890A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that spouses may be granted a judgment of divorce in a timely fashion provided they meet certain conditions.

S3890A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3890A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3890--A
    Cal. No. 570

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 2, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  ADAMS,  DILAN,  ESPADA, KLEIN,
  KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, SAMPSON,  THOMPSON  --  read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judici-
  ary -- recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary  in  accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law,  in  relation  to  no  fault
  divorce

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 170 of the domestic relations  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  (7)  THE  RELATIONSHIP  BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE HAS BROKEN DOWN IRRE-
TRIEVABLY FOR A PERIOD OF AT LEAST SIX MONTHS, PROVIDED THAT  ONE  PARTY
HAS SO STATED UNDER OATH.  NO JUDGMENT OF DIVORCE SHALL BE GRANTED UNDER
THIS  SUBDIVISION  UNLESS  AND  UNTIL  THE  ECONOMIC ISSUES OF EQUITABLE
DISTRIBUTION OF MARITAL PROPERTY,  THE  PAYMENT  OR  WAIVER  OF  SPOUSAL
SUPPORT,  THE  PAYMENT  OF  CHILD  SUPPORT,  THE  PAYMENT OF COUNSEL AND
EXPERTS' FEES AND EXPENSES AS WELL AS THE CUSTODY  AND  VISITATION  WITH
THE  INFANT  CHILDREN OF THE MARRIAGE HAVE BEEN RESOLVED BY THE PARTIES,
OR DETERMINED BY  THE  COURT  AND  INCORPORATED  INTO  THE  JUDGMENT  OF
DIVORCE.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law and and shall apply to matrimonial  actions  commenced
on or after such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03530-05-0

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