senate Bill S5533

Vetoed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to service of process upon the secretary of state

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

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view actions (18)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2012 vetoed memo.137
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Mar 01, 2012 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.294
substituted for a8455
Feb 29, 2012 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 06, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 31, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 30, 2012 1st report cal.141
Jan 04, 2012 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 13, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 07, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 06, 2011 1st report cal.1019
May 31, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S5533 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Business Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§306, 306-A & 307, Bus Corp L; amd §172-c, Exec L; amd §19, Gen Assoc L; amd §§301-A, 303 & 304, Lim Lil L; amd §§306 & 307, N-PC L; amd §§121-104-A, 121-109, 121-1505 & 121-1506, Partn L; amd §339-n RP L

S5533 - Summary

Relates to service of process upon the secretary of state.

S5533 - Sponsor Memo

S5533 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2011

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT  to  amend  the business corporation law, the executive law, the
  general associations law, the limited liability company law, the  not-
  for-profit corporation law, the partnership law, and the real property
  law, in relation to service of process


  Section 1.  Paragraph 1 of subdivision b of section 306 of  the  busi-
ness  corporation law, as amended by chapter 419 of the laws of 1990, is
amended to read as follows:
  (1) Service of process on the secretary of state as agent of a  domes-
tic or authorized foreign corporation shall be made by personally deliv-
ering  to  and  leaving with the secretary of state or a deputy, or with
any person authorized by the secretary of state to receive such service,
at the office of the department of state in the city of Albany OR AT ONE
process  together  with  the statutory fee, which fee shall be a taxable
disbursement. Service of process on such corporation shall  be  complete
when  the  secretary of state is so served. The secretary of state shall
promptly send one of such  copies  by  certified  mail,  return  receipt
requested,  to  such corporation, at the post office address, on file in
the department of state, specified for the purpose.  If  a  domestic  or
authorized  foreign  corporation  has  no  such  address  on file in the
department of state, the secretary of state shall so mail such copy,  in
the case of a domestic corporation, in care of any director named in its
certificate  of  incorporation  at the director's address stated therein
or, in the case of an authorized foreign  corporation,  to  such  corpo-
ration  at  the  address  of its office within this state on file in the

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


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