|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 30, 2012||referred to judiciary|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 22, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 21, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 20, 2012||1st report cal.399|
|Mar 08, 2012||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S6660
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6660 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- New York City Civil Court Act
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§1801-A & 1809-A, NYC Civ Ct Act; amd §§1801-A & 1809-A, UDCA; amd §§1801-A & 1809-A, UCCA
S6660 - Summary
Relates to the authority of a limited liability company to commence a commercial claim, action or proceeding.
S6660 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6660 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the New York city civil court act, the uniform district court act and the uniform city court act, in relation to the authority of a limited liability company to commence a commercial claim action or proceeding This is one in a series of measures being introduced at the request of the Chief Administrative Judge upon the recommendation of her Local Courts Advisory Committee. This measure would amend the New York City Civil Court Act, Uniform District Court Act, and Uniform City Court Act to expressly authorize a limited liability company to commence a commercial claim action. Section 1801-A of the New York City Civil Court Act, Uniform District Court Act, and Uniform City Court Act defines a commercial claim as "any cause for money only not in excess of the maximum amount permitted for a small claim in the small claims part of the court" provided "the clamant is a corporation, partnership or association." NYCCCA §1801-A(a); UDCA §1801-A(a); UCCA §1801-A(a). A limited liability company is an unincorporated organization of one or more persons having limited liability for the contractual
S6660 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6660 I N S E N A T E March 8, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin- istration) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the New York city civil court act, the uniform district court act and the uniform city court act, in relation to the authority of a limited liability company to commence a commercial claim action or proceeding THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 1801-A of the New York city civil court act, as amended by chapter 435 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: (a) The term "commercial claim" or "commercial claims" as used in this article shall mean and include any cause of action for money only not in excess of the maximum amount permitted for a small claim in the small claims part of the court, exclusive of interest and costs, provided that subject to the limitations contained in section eighteen hundred nine-A of this article, the claimant is a corporation, partnership, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or association[,] which has its principal office in the state of New York and provided that the defendant either resides, or has an office for the transaction of business or a regular employment, within the city of New York. S 2. Section 1809-A of the New York city civil court act, as added by chapter 653 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as follows: S 1809-A. Procedures relating to corporations, associations, insurers and assignees. (a) Any corporation, including a municipal corporation or public benefit corporation, partnership, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or association[,] which has its principal office in the city of New York and an assignee of any commercial claim may institute an action or proceeding under this article. (b) No person or co-partnership, engaged directly or indirectly in the business of collection and adjustment of claims, and no corporation, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY or association, directly or indirectly, itself or by or through its officers, agents or employees, shall solicit, buy EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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