senate Bill S2719

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing penalties for failure to execute and file satisfied judgments of $5,000 or more with proper clerk

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.276
substituted for a1026
May 08, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.468
Jan 29, 2019 referred to judiciary

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S2719 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1026
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd §5020, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5219, A7922
2011-2012: S438, A1889
2013-2014: S3133, A3416
2015-2016: S2827, A646
2017-2018: S3318, A3510

S2719 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases penalties for failure to execute and file satisfied judgments of $5,000 or more with court clerk from $100 to $500.

S2719 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2719 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2719

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the  civil  practice  law  and  rules,  in  relation  to
  increasing  penalties  for failure to execute and file satisfied judg-
  ments of $5,000 or more with the court clerk

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision (c) of section 5020 of the civil practice law
and rules, as amended by chapter 575 of the laws of 1975, is amended  to
read as follows:
  (c) When [the] A judgment FOR LESS THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS is fully
satisfied,  if  the  person required to execute and file with the proper
clerk pursuant to subdivisions (a) and  (d)  [hereof]  OF  THIS  SECTION
fails or refuses to do so within twenty days after receiving full satis-
faction, then the judgment creditor shall be subject to a penalty of one
hundred  dollars recoverable by the judgment debtor pursuant to [Section
7202 of the civil practice law and rules]  SECTION  SEVENTY-TWO  HUNDRED
TWO  OF  THIS  CHAPTER  or  article eighteen of either the New York City
civil court act, uniform district court act or uniform city  court  act.
WHEN A JUDGMENT FOR FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE IS FULLY SATISFIED, IF
THE  PERSON  REQUIRED TO EXECUTE AND FILE WITH THE PROPER CLERK PURSUANT
TO SUBDIVISIONS (A) AND (D) OF THIS SECTION FAILS OR REFUSES  TO  DO  SO
WITHIN  TWENTY DAYS AFTER RECEIVING FULL SATISFACTION, THEN THE JUDGMENT
CREDITOR SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A PENALTY OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS RECOVERA-
BLE BY THE JUDGMENT DEBTOR PURSUANT TO SECTION SEVENTY-TWO  HUNDRED  TWO
OF  THIS  CHAPTER  OR ARTICLE EIGHTEEN OF EITHER THE NEW YORK CITY CIVIL
COURT ACT, UNIFORM  DISTRICT  COURT  ACT  OR  UNIFORM  CITY  COURT  ACT;
provided,  however, that such [penalty] PENALTIES shall not be recovera-
ble when a city with a population greater than one  million  persons  is
the  judgment  creditor,  unless  such  judgment  creditor shall fail to
execute and file a satisfaction-piece with the proper clerk pursuant  to

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

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