senate Bill S3468B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Makes provisions regarding small claims jurisdiction where claimant is a tenant or lessee of real property owned by defendant that is situated within certain limits

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Jan 21, 2020 advanced to third reading
amended 3468c
Jan 15, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2020 1st report cal.143
Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2019 amended on third reading 3468b
Mar 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2019 1st report cal.188
Feb 21, 2019 print number 3468a
Feb 21, 2019 amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 07, 2019 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Jan 14, 2020 - Judiciary committee Vote

S3468B
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

Feb 27, 2019 - Judiciary committee Vote

S3468
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 27, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (3)

Co-Sponsors

S3468 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1526
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Uniform City Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1801 & 1803, UCCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, UDCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, UJCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, NYC Civ Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4781, A6011
2011-2012: S441, A5037
2013-2014: S3159, A5351
2015-2016: S2801, A3859
2017-2018: S3316, A2868
2021-2022: S69, A297

S3468 - Summary

Provides for small claims jurisdiction where claimant is a tenant or lessee of real property owned by the defendant and such real property is situated within the county, within a district of the court in the county, within the municipality in which the court is located or within the city of New York, as the case may be.

S3468 - Sponsor Memo

S3468 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3468
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 7, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN ACT to amend the uniform city court act, the uniform  district  court
   act,  the  uniform justice court act and the New York city civil court
   act, in relation to obtaining jurisdiction over certain defendants

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 1801 of the uniform city court act, as amended by
 chapter 65 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
 § 1801. Small claims defined.
   The term "small claim" or "small claims" as used  in  this  act  shall
 mean  and  include  any  cause of action for money only not in excess of
 five thousand dollars exclusive of interest and  costs,  or  any  action
 commenced by a party aggrieved by an arbitration award rendered pursuant
 to  part  137  of the rules of the chief administrator of the courts (22
 NYCRR Part 137) in which the amount in dispute does not  exceed  $5,000,
 provided  that  the  defendant  either resides, or has an office for the
 transaction of business or a regular employment[,] WITHIN THE COUNTY, OR
 WHERE THE CLAIMANT IS OR WAS A TENANT OR LESSEE OF REAL  PROPERTY  OWNED
 BY  THE  DEFENDANT  AND  THE CLAIM RELATES TO SUCH TENANCY OR LEASE, AND
 SUCH REAL PROPERTY IS SITUATED within the county.
   § 2. Subdivision (a) of section 1803 of the uniform city court act, as
 amended  by chapter 309 of the laws of 1996, the  opening  paragraph  as
 amended  by  section  1 of part B of chapter 686 of the laws of 2003, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a) Small claims shall be commenced upon the payment by  the  claimant
 of a filing fee of fifteen dollars for claims in the amount of one thou-
 sand dollars or less and twenty dollars for claims in the amount of more
 than  one thousand dollars, without the service of a summons and, except
 by special order of the court, without the service of any pleading other
 than a statement of his cause of action by the claimant  or  someone  in
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S3468A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1526
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Uniform City Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1801 & 1803, UCCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, UDCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, UJCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, NYC Civ Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4781, A6011
2011-2012: S441, A5037
2013-2014: S3159, A5351
2015-2016: S2801, A3859
2017-2018: S3316, A2868
2021-2022: S69, A297

S3468A - Summary

Provides for small claims jurisdiction where claimant is a tenant or lessee of real property owned by the defendant and such real property is situated within the county, within a district of the court in the county, within the municipality in which the court is located or within the city of New York, as the case may be.

S3468A - Sponsor Memo

S3468A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3468--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 7, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Judiciary  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the uniform city court act, the uniform  district  court
   act,  the  uniform justice court act and the New York city civil court
   act, in relation to obtaining jurisdiction over certain defendants
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 1801 of the uniform city court act, as amended by
 chapter 65 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
 § 1801. Small claims defined.
   The term "small claim" or "small claims" as used  in  this  act  shall
 mean  and  include  any  cause of action for money only not in excess of
 five thousand dollars exclusive of interest and  costs,  or  any  action
 commenced by a party aggrieved by an arbitration award rendered pursuant
 to  part  137  of the rules of the chief administrator of the courts (22
 NYCRR Part 137) in which the amount in dispute does not  exceed  $5,000,
 provided  that  the  defendant  either resides, or has an office for the
 transaction of business or a regular employment[,] WITHIN THE COUNTY, OR
 WHERE THE CLAIMANT IS OR WAS A TENANT OR LESSEE OF REAL  PROPERTY  OWNED
 BY  THE  DEFENDANT  AND  THE CLAIM RELATES TO SUCH TENANCY OR LEASE, AND
 SUCH REAL PROPERTY IS SITUATED within the county.
   § 2. Subdivision (a) of section 1803 of the uniform city court act, as
 amended  by chapter 309 of the laws of 1996, the  opening  paragraph  as
 amended  by  section  1 of part B of chapter 686 of the laws of 2003, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (a) Small claims shall be commenced upon the payment by  the  claimant
 of a filing fee of fifteen dollars for claims in the amount of one thou-
 sand dollars or less and twenty dollars for claims in the amount of more
 than  one thousand dollars, without the service of a summons and, except
 by special order of the court, without the service of any pleading other
 than a statement of his cause of action by the claimant  or  someone  in
 his behalf to the clerk, who shall reduce the same to a concise, written

Co-Sponsors

S3468B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1526
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Uniform City Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1801 & 1803, UCCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, UDCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, UJCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, NYC Civ Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4781, A6011
2011-2012: S441, A5037
2013-2014: S3159, A5351
2015-2016: S2801, A3859
2017-2018: S3316, A2868
2021-2022: S69, A297

S3468B - Summary

Provides for small claims jurisdiction where claimant is a tenant or lessee of real property owned by the defendant and such real property is situated within the county, within a district of the court in the county, within the municipality in which the court is located or within the city of New York, as the case may be.

S3468B - Sponsor Memo

S3468B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3468--B
     Cal. No. 188
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 7, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Judici-
   ary  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported  favorably  from
   said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
   reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
   order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the uniform city court act, the uniform  district  court
   act,  the  uniform justice court act and the New York city civil court
   act, in relation to obtaining jurisdiction over certain defendants
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 1801 of the uniform city court act, as amended by
 chapter 65 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
 § 1801. Small claims defined.
   The term "small claim" or "small claims" as used  in  this  act  shall
 mean  and  include  any  cause of action for money only not in excess of
 five thousand dollars exclusive of interest and  costs,  or  any  action
 commenced by a party aggrieved by an arbitration award rendered pursuant
 to  part  137  of the rules of the chief administrator of the courts (22
 NYCRR Part 137) in which the amount in dispute does not  exceed  $5,000,
 provided  that  the  defendant  either resides, or has an office for the
 transaction of business or a regular employment[,] WITHIN THE COUNTY, OR
 WHERE THE CLAIMANT IS OR WAS A TENANT OR LESSEE OF REAL  PROPERTY  OWNED
 BY  THE  DEFENDANT  AND  THE CLAIM RELATES TO SUCH TENANCY OR LEASE, AND
 SUCH REAL PROPERTY IS SITUATED within the county.
   § 2. Subdivision (a) of section 1803 of the uniform city court act, as
 amended  by chapter 309 of the laws of 1996, the  opening  paragraph  as
 amended  by  section  1 of part B of chapter 686 of the laws of 2003, is
 amended to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S3468C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1526
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Uniform City Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1801 & 1803, UCCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, UDCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, UJCA; amd §§1801 & 1803, NYC Civ Ct Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4781, A6011
2011-2012: S441, A5037
2013-2014: S3159, A5351
2015-2016: S2801, A3859
2017-2018: S3316, A2868
2021-2022: S69, A297

S3468C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for small claims jurisdiction where claimant is a tenant or lessee of real property owned by the defendant and such real property is situated within the county, within a district of the court in the county, within the municipality in which the court is located or within the city of New York, as the case may be.

S3468C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3468C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3468--C
     Cal. No. 143
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 7, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Judici-
   ary  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported  favorably  from
   said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
   reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
   order of third reading -- recommitted to the Committee on Judiciary in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
   committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second  report, amended on second
   report, ordered to a third reading, and to be  reprinted  as  amended,
   retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the uniform city court act, the uniform district court
   act, the uniform justice court act and the New York city  civil  court
   act, in relation to obtaining jurisdiction over certain defendants
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1.  Section 1801 of the uniform city court act, as amended  by
 chapter 65 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
 § 1801. Small claims defined.
   The  term  "small  claim"  or "small claims" as used in this act shall
 mean and include any cause of action for money only  not  in  excess  of
 five  thousand  dollars  exclusive  of interest and costs, or any action
 commenced by a party aggrieved by an arbitration award rendered pursuant
 to part 137 of the rules of the chief administrator of  the  courts  (22
 NYCRR  Part  137) in which the amount in dispute does not exceed $5,000,
 provided that the defendant either resides, or has  an  office  for  the
 transaction of business or a regular employment[,] WITHIN THE COUNTY, OR
 WHERE  THE  CLAIMANT IS OR WAS A TENANT OR LESSEE OF REAL PROPERTY OWNED
 BY THE DEFENDANT AND THE CLAIM RELATES TO SUCH  TENANCY  OR  LEASE,  AND
 SUCH REAL PROPERTY IS SITUATED within the county.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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