assembly Bill A8032

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes venue in the county in which a substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim occurred

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.2217
substituted for s6031
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 20, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.559
rules report cal.559
reported
Jun 19, 2017 reported referred to rules
May 25, 2017 referred to judiciary

A8032 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6031
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง503, CPLR

A8032 - Summary

Authorizes venue in the county in which a substantial part of the events or omission giving rise to the claim occurred.

A8032 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8032

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 25, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation  to  venue
  for certain actions

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 503 of the  civil  practice  law
and rules is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Generally. Except where otherwise prescribed by law, the place of
trial shall be in the county in which one of the parties resided when it
was commenced; THE COUNTY IN WHICH A SUBSTANTIAL PART OF THE  EVENTS  OR
OMISSIONS  GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM OCCURRED; or, if none of the parties
then resided in the state, in any county designated by the plaintiff.  A
party resident in more than one county shall be  deemed  a  resident  of
each such county.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to actions
commenced on or after such date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11565-01-7

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