assembly Bill A10357

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding service of process to the department of state in the city of New York

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Apr 24, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 17, 2018 referred to judiciary

A10357 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Business Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§306, 306-a & 307, BC L; add §92-a, amd §§172-c & 173-c, Exec L; amd §19, Gen Assoc L; amd §§304, 301-A & 303, Lim Lil L; amd §§306 & 307, N-PC L; amd §§121-104-A, 121-109, 121-1505 & 121-1506, Partn L; amd §§203, 216, 310 & 511, Tax L; amd §§11-609, 11-659 & 11-665, NYC Ad Cd; amd §§339-n & 442-g, RP L; amd §§250 & 352-b, Gen Bus L; amd §§48 & 74, Nav L; amd §253, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A3300, S3348

A10357 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expanding service of process to the department of state in the city of New York.

A10357 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 17, 2018

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to  amend  the business corporation law, the executive law, the
  general associations law, the limited liability law, the  not-for-pro-
  fit corporation law, the partnership law, the tax law, the administra-
  tive  code of the city of New York, the real property law, the general
  business law, the navigation law, and the vehicle and traffic law,  in
  relation to expanding service of process to the department of state in
  the city of New York


  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (b) of section 306 of the  busi-
ness  corporation law, as amended by chapter 419 of the laws of 1990, is
amended to read as follows:
  (1) Service of process on the secretary of state as agent of a  domes-
tic or authorized foreign corporation shall be made by personally deliv-
ering  to  and  leaving with the secretary of state or a deputy, or with
any person authorized by the secretary of state to receive such service,
at the office of the department of state in EITHER the city of Albany OR
NEW YORK, duplicate copies of such process together with  the  statutory
fee,  which  fee  shall be a taxable disbursement. Service of process on
such corporation shall be complete when the secretary  of  state  is  so
served. The secretary of state shall promptly send one of such copies by
certified  mail,  return  receipt requested, to such corporation, at the
post office address, on file in the department of state,  specified  for
the purpose. If a domestic or authorized foreign corporation has no such
address on file in the department of state, the secretary of state shall
so mail such copy, in the case of a domestic corporation, in care of any
director  named  in  its  certificate of incorporation at the director's
address stated therein or, in the case of an authorized  foreign  corpo-
ration,  to  such  corporation  at the address of its office within this
state on file in the department.
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 92-a to read
as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets