senate Bill S6530

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to notice of small claims judgments and indexing of unpaid claims

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Feb 03, 2014 referred to judiciary

S6530 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8441
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Civil Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §1811, NYC Civ Ct Act; amd §1811, UCCA; amd §1811, UDCA; amd §1811, UJCA; add §171-w, Tax L

S6530 - Summary

Relates to notice of small claims judgments and indexing of unpaid claims.

S6530 - Sponsor Memo

S6530 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6530

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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  city
  court  act,  the uniform district court act, the uniform justice court
  act and the tax law, in relation to notice of small  claims  judgments
  and indexing of unpaid claims

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions (a) and (b) of section 1811 of  the  New  York
city  civil  court  act,  as amended by chapter 122 of the laws of 1987,
paragraph 2 of subdivision (b) as amended, paragraph  6  of  subdivision
(b)  as  added,  paragraph 7 of subdivision (b) as renumbered by chapter
650 of the laws of 1991, are amended to read as follows:
  (a) Notice of judgment sent to judgment debtor shall  specify  that  a
failure  to  satisfy  a  judgment  may  subject the debtor to any one or
combination of the following actions:
  1. garnishment of wage;
  2. garnishment of bank account;
  3. a lien on personal property;
  4. seizure and sale of real property;
  5. seizure and sale of personal property, including automobiles;
  6. suspension of motor vehicle license and registration, if  claim  is
based on defendant's ownership or operation of a motor vehicle;
  7.  revocation,  suspension,  or  denial  of renewal of any applicable
business license or permit;
  8. investigation and prosecution by the attorney general  for  fraudu-
lent or illegal business practices; [and]
  9.  a penalty equal to three times the amount of the unsatisfied judg-
ment plus attorney's fees, if there are other unpaid claims[.]; AND
  10. INTERCEPT OF ANY INCOME TAX REFUND OWED PURSUANT TO THE TAX LAW.
  (b) Notice of judgment sent to judgment creditor shall contain but not
be limited to the following information:
  1. the claimant's right to payment within thirty  days  following  the
debtor's receipt of the judgment notice;

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

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