|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S141
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S141 - Details
S141 - Summary
Relates to venue for certain civil actions arising out of certain violations of the lien law and the vehicle and traffic law.
S141 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S141 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to venue for certain civil actions arising out of violations of the lien law and vehicle and traffic law PURPOSE: Provides that the venue for a trial for certain civil actions shall be in the defendant's county where such defendant's business is located, unless the attorney general shall otherwise object. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends the Civil Practice Law and Rules by adding a new section 505-a. Provides that the venue of a trial for certain civil actions arising out of violations in the lien law and vehicle and traffic law shall be located in the county where the defendant's actual place of business is located. Allows the attorney general to submit a timely objection to such provision. Section 2. Effective Date EXISTING LAW: None.
S141 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 141 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to venue for certain civil actions arising out of violations of the lien law and vehicle and traffic law THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new section 505-a to read as follows: S 505-A. CIVIL ACTIONS ARISING OUT OF CERTAIN VIOLATIONS OF THE LIEN LAW AND THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW. THE PLACE OF TRIAL OF A CIVIL ACTION ARISING OUT OF A VIOLATION OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED ONE OF THE LIEN LAW OR SECTION FOUR HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, IN WHICH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IS A PARTY, SHALL BE IN THE COUNTY WHERE THE DEFENDANT HAS THEIR ACTUAL PLACE OF BUSINESS UNLESS THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL TIMELY OBJECT THERETO AND SHALL HAVE APPEARED BY SERVING NOTICE OF APPEARANCE TO THOSE PROCEEDINGS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00877-01-3
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