senate Bill S4002

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Repeals section 474-a of the judiciary law relating to contingent fees for attorneys in claims or actions for medical, dental or podiatric malpractice

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Feb 25, 2015 referred to judiciary

S4002 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld ยง474-a, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2040
2011-2012: S2541
2013-2014: S554
2017-2018: S6738

S4002 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Repeals that restriction of the judiciary law prohibiting contingent fees and requiring a sliding scale fee for attorneys in claims or actions for medical, dental or podiatric malpractice.

S4002 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4002 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4002

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to repeal section 474-a of the judiciary law, relating to contin-
  gent fees for attorneys in claims or actions for  medical,  dental  or
  podiatric malpractice

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

  Section 1. Section 474-a of the judiciary law is REPEALED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.








 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09490-01-5

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