senate Bill S6662

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the territorial definition of a commercial claim

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2012 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 07, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2012 1st report cal.629
Mar 08, 2012 referred to judiciary


S6662 - Details

Law Section:
Uniform District Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §1801-A, UDCA

S6662 - Summary

Relates to the territorial definition of a commercial claim.

S6662 - Sponsor Memo

S6662 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            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  uniform  district court act, in relation to the
  territorial definition of a commercial claim


  Section  1.  Subdivision (a) of section 1801-A of the uniform district
court act, as amended by chapter 41 of the laws of 2006, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  (a) The term "commercial claim" or "commercial claims" as used in this
act  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  or  associ-
ation,  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] A district
in the county where the court is located.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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