senate Bill S7078

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to consent to general jurisdiction by foreign business organizations authorized to do business in New York

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
Jun 03, 2014 substituted by a9576
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.427
Apr 23, 2014 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Judiciary committee Vote

S7078
21
1
committee
21
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7078 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9576
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add §301-a, CPLR; amd §1301, BC L; amd §18, Gen Assoc L; amd §802, Lim Lil L; amd §1301, N-PC L; amd §§121-902 & 121-1502, Partn L

S7078 - Summary

Relates to consent to general jurisdiction by foreign business organizations authorized to do business in New York.

S7078 - Sponsor Memo

S7078 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7078

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2014
                               ___________

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 civil practice law and rules, the business corpo-
  ration law, the general associations law, the limited liability compa-
  ny law, the not-for-profit corporation law and the partnership law, in
  relation to consent to jurisdiction by foreign business  organizations
  authorized to do business in New York

  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 301-a to read as follows:
  S 301-A. TERMINATION OF CONSENT  TO  JURISDICTION  IN  CERTAIN  CASES.
WHERE A BUSINESS ORGANIZATION REGISTERED, AUTHORIZED OR DESIGNATED TO DO
BUSINESS  IN  THIS  STATE SURRENDERS, WITHDRAWS OR OTHERWISE REVOKES ITS
REGISTRATION, AUTHORIZATION OR CERTIFICATE OF DESIGNATION,  ITS  CONSENT
TO  JURISDICTION TERMINATES ON THE DATE OF SUCH SURRENDER, WITHDRAWAL OR
REVOCATION.
  S 2. Section 1301 of the business corporation law is amended by adding
a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
  (E) A FOREIGN CORPORATION'S APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO  DO  BUSINESS
IN  THIS  STATE, WHENEVER FILED, CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE JURISDICTION
OF THE COURTS OF THIS STATE FOR ALL ACTIONS AGAINST SUCH CORPORATION.  A
SURRENDER OF SUCH APPLICATION SHALL CONSTITUTE A WITHDRAWAL  OF  CONSENT
TO JURISDICTION.
  S 3. Section 18 of the general associations law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  AN  ASSOCIATION'S  CERTIFICATE  OF  DESIGNATION PRESCRIBED BY THIS
SECTION, WHENEVER FILED, CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE JURISDICTION OF  THE
COURTS  OF THIS STATE FOR ALL ACTIONS AGAINST SUCH ASSOCIATION.  A REVO-
CATION OF SUCH DESIGNATION SHALL CONSTITUTE A WITHDRAWAL OF  CONSENT  TO
JURISDICTION.
  S  4.  Section  802 of the limited liability company law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (c) to read as follows:

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

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