senate Bill S5899

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the department of law shall file annual reports of awards pursuant to the New York state equal access to justice act

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6079 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 signed chap.439
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s5899
Jun 17, 2015 substituted by a6079
ordered to third reading cal.1744
Jun 10, 2015 referred to rules

S5899 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง8604, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:

S5899 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of law to file annual reports of awards pursuant to the New York state equal access to justice act.

S5899 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5899 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2015

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the State Comptroller) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend  the civil practice law and rules, in relation to the
  reporting of awards pursuant to the New York  state  equal  access  to
  justice act


  Section 1. Section 8604 of the civil practice law and rules, as  added
by chapter 770 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows:
  S 8604. Annual report. The department of [audit and control] LAW shall
file  with  the  governor, the speaker of the assembly and the [majority
leader] TEMPORARY PRESIDENT of the senate an  annual  report  describing
the  number, nature and amount of each award in the previous fiscal year
including the agency involved in each action, and other relevant  infor-
mation  which  might  aid the legislature and the governor in evaluating
the scope and impact of such awards.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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