senate Bill S1549

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the payment of interest on prejudgment arrears child support and combined child and spousal support pursuant to a court order

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to judiciary
Mar 08, 2011 committee discharged and committed to judiciary
Jan 10, 2011 referred to codes

S1549 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง5001, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5650

S1549 - Summary

Provides for the payment of interest on prejudgment arrears child support and combined child and spousal support pursuant to a court order.

S1549 - Sponsor Memo

S1549 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1549

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to author-
  izing the imposition of  prejudgment  interest  in  certain  cases  of
  nonpayment of support

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision (a) of section 5001 of the civil practice  law
and rules is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Actions  in which recoverable. Interest shall be recovered upon a
sum awarded because of a breach  of  performance  of  a  contract,  [or]
because  of  an  act or omission depriving or otherwise interfering with
title to, or possession or enjoyment of, property, OR BECAUSE OF A FAIL-
URE TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT OR COMBINED CHILD AND SPOUSAL SUPPORT  PURSUANT
TO  A  COURT  ORDER,  except  that  in an action of an equitable nature,
interest and the rate and date from which it shall be computed shall  be
in the court's discretion.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to actions
and proceedings commenced on or after such effective date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06118-01-1

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