Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 26, 2019||
|Dec 20, 2019||
delivered to governor
|Jun 20, 2019||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.638
substituted for a2373
|Jun 19, 2019||
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1801
|Jun 16, 2019||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S6552Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Vetoed By Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S6552 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S6552 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6552 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to permitting a plaintiff to recover against a third party defendant in certain cases PURPOSE OF BILL: This bill would add a new Section 1405 to the Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) to expressly permit a plaintiff, as judgment credit or against defendant, to recover and collect an unsatisfied judgment or portion of a judgment directly against a third-party defendant found liable for contribution or indemnification. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF BILL: Section 1: Adds a new Section 1405 to the CPLR to permit a plaintiff to recover and collect an unsatisfied judgment or a portion of a judgment against a third-party defendant or co-defendant, when a plaintiff has entered judgment against a defendant which is unsatisfied thirty days
2019-S6552 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6552 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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 permit- ting a plaintiff to recover against a third party defendant in certain cases THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new section 1405 to read as follows: § 1405. PERMITTING PLAINTIFF, AS JUDGMENT CREDITOR AGAINST DEFENDANT, TO RECOVER AND COLLECT UNSATISFIED JUDGMENT OR PORTION OF JUDGMENT AGAINST THIRD-PARTY DEFENDANT OR CO-DEFENDANT LIABLE FOR CONTRIBUTION OR INDEMNIFICATION. (A) WHERE A PLAINTIFF HAS ENTERED A JUDGMENT AGAINST A DEFENDANT AND THE JUDGMENT REMAINS UNSATISFIED THIRTY DAYS AFTER IT HAS BEEN SERVED ON THE DEFENDANT-JUDGMENT DEBTOR, AND WHERE JUDGMENT HAS BEEN ENTERED IN FAVOR OF THE DEFENDANT-JUDGMENT DEBTOR AGAINST A CO-DE- FENDANT OR THIRD-PARTY DEFENDANT ON A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR CONTRIBUTION OR FOR CONTRACTUAL OR COMMON LAW INDEMNIFICATION, THE PLAINTIFF-JUDGMENT CREDITOR MAY COLLECT ANY UNSATISFIED AMOUNT OF THE PLAINTIFF'S JUDGMENT AGAINST THE DEFENDANT FROM THE CO-DEFENDANT OR THIRD-PARTY DEFENDANT UP TO THE AMOUNT AWARDED ON THE CAUSE OF ACTION FOR CONTRIBUTION OR INDEM- NIFICATION. (B) WHERE THE PLAINTIFF'S JUDGMENT REMAINS UNSATISFIED THIRTY DAYS AFTER IT HAS BEEN SERVED ON THE DEFENDANT-JUDGMENT DEBTOR, AND WHERE THE DEFENDANT-JUDGMENT DEBTOR HAS A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR CONTRIBUTION OR FOR CONTRACTUAL OR COMMON LAW INDEMNIFICATION WHICH HAS NOT BEEN REDUCED TO JUDGMENT, THE PLAINTIFF-JUDGMENT CREDITOR MAY ATTACH, OR TAKE AN ASSIGN- MENT FROM THE DEFENDANT-JUDGMENT DEBTOR OF, THE CAUSE OF ACTION FOR CONTRIBUTION OR INDEMNIFICATION, AND PROSECUTE THE CAUSE OF ACTION IN THE PLAINTIFF'S OWN NAME OR IN THE NAME OF THE DEFENDANT-JUDGMENT DEBTOR, AND RECOVER A JUDGMENT THEREIN FOR THE SAME AMOUNT OF CONTRIB- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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