assembly Bill A646

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for failure to execute and file satisfied judgments of $5,000 or more with proper clerk

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 14, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.497
Apr 11, 2016 reported
Apr 05, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Mar 12, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.93
Mar 11, 2015 reported
Mar 03, 2015 reported referred to codes
Jan 07, 2015 referred to judiciary

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A646 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2827
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง5020, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7922, S5219
2011-2012: A1889, S438
2013-2014: A3416, S3133
2017-2018: A3510, S3318
2019-2020: A1026, S2719

A646 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases penalties for failure to execute and file satisfied judgments of $5,000 or more with court clerk from $100 to $500.

A646 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   646

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL,  PERRY,  WEPRIN  -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the  civil  practice  law  and  rules,  in  relation  to
  increasing  penalties  for failure to execute and file satisfied judg-
  ments of $5,000 or more with the court clerk

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision (c) of section 5020 of the civil practice law
and rules, as amended by chapter 575 of the laws of 1975, is amended  to
read as follows:
  (c) When [the] A judgment FOR LESS THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS is fully
satisfied,  if  the  person required to execute and file with the proper
clerk pursuant to subdivisions (a) and  (d)  [hereof]  OF  THIS  SECTION
fails or refuses to do so within twenty days after receiving full satis-
faction, then the judgment creditor shall be subject to a penalty of one
hundred  dollars recoverable by the judgment debtor pursuant to [Section
7202 of the civil practice law and rules]  SECTION  SEVENTY-TWO  HUNDRED
TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  or  article eighteen of either the New York City
civil court act, uniform district court act or uniform city  court  act.
WHEN A JUDGMENT FOR FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE IS FULLY SATISFIED, IF
THE  PERSON  REQUIRED TO EXECUTE AND FILE WITH THE PROPER CLERK PURSUANT
TO SUBDIVISIONS (A) AND (D) OF THIS SECTION FAILS OR REFUSES  TO  DO  SO
WITHIN  TWENTY DAYS AFTER RECEIVING FULL SATISFACTION, THEN THE JUDGMENT
CREDITOR SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A PENALTY OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS RECOVERA-
BLE BY THE JUDGMENT DEBTOR PURSUANT TO SECTION SEVENTY-TWO  HUNDRED  TWO
OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR ARTICLE EIGHTEEN OF EITHER THE NEW YORK CITY CIVIL
COURT ACT, UNIFORM  DISTRICT  COURT  ACT  OR  UNIFORM  CITY  COURT  ACT;
provided,  however, that such [penalty] PENALTIES shall not be recovera-
ble when a city with a population greater than one  million  persons  is
the  judgment  creditor,  unless  such  judgment  creditor shall fail to

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