assembly Bill A7595

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that a foreign corporation's application for authority to do business in this state constitutes consent to jurisdiction of the courts of this state

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Jul 17, 2020 reported referred to rules
Jul 14, 2020 reported referred to codes
Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
May 13, 2019 referred to judiciary

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A7595 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6352
Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add §301-a, CPLR; amd §1301, BC L; amd §18, Gen Assoc L; amd §802, Lim Lil L; amd §1301, N-PC L; amd §§121-902 & 121-1502, Partn L

A7595 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a foreign corporation's application for authority to do business in this state constitutes consent to jurisdiction of the courts of this state and a surrender of such application constitutes withdrawal of such consent.

A7595 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7595

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WEINSTEIN, DINOWITZ -- (at request of the Office
  of Court Administration) -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules,  the  business  corpo-
  ration law, the general associations law, the limited liability compa-
  ny law, the not-for-profit corporation law and the partnership law, in
  relation  to consent to jurisdiction by foreign business organizations
  authorized to do business in New York

  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 301-a to read as follows:
  §  301-A.  TERMINATION  OF  CONSENT  TO JURISDICTION IN CERTAIN CASES.
WHERE A BUSINESS ORGANIZATION REGISTERED, AUTHORIZED OR DESIGNATED TO DO
BUSINESS IN THIS STATE SURRENDERS, WITHDRAWS OR  OTHERWISE  REVOKES  ITS
REGISTRATION,  AUTHORIZATION  OR CERTIFICATE OF DESIGNATION, ITS CONSENT
TO JURISDICTION TERMINATES ON THE DATE OF SUCH SURRENDER, WITHDRAWAL  OR
REVOCATION.
  § 2. Section 1301 of the business corporation law is amended by adding
a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
  (E)  A  FOREIGN CORPORATION'S APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO DO BUSINESS
IN THIS STATE, WHENEVER FILED, CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO  THE  JURISDICTION
OF  THE COURTS OF THIS STATE FOR ALL ACTIONS AGAINST SUCH CORPORATION. A
SURRENDER OF SUCH APPLICATION SHALL CONSTITUTE A WITHDRAWAL  OF  CONSENT
TO JURISDICTION.
  § 3. Section 18 of the general associations law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  AN  ASSOCIATION'S  CERTIFICATE  OF  DESIGNATION PRESCRIBED BY THIS
SECTION, WHENEVER FILED, CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE JURISDICTION OF  THE
COURTS OF THIS STATE FOR ALL ACTIONS AGAINST SUCH ASSOCIATION. A REVOCA-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11616-01-9