senate Bill S6417

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to small claims court jurisdiction

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7525 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 16, 2019 signed chap.664
Dec 10, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1717
substituted for s6417
Jun 19, 2019 substituted by a7525
ordered to third reading cal.1717
Jun 10, 2019 referred to rules

S6417 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
New York City Civil Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §1801, NYC Civ Ct Act

S6417 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the small claims court jurisdiction amount to no more than ten thousand dollars in the New York city civil courts.

S6417 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6417 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2019

Introduced by Sen. GIANARIS -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin-
  istration)  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the New York city civil court act, in relation to  small
  claims jurisdiction


  Section 1. Section 1801 of the New  York  city  civil  court  act,  as
amended  by  chapter  65  of  the  laws  of  2010, is amended to read as
  § 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] TEN thousand dollars exclusive of  interest
and  costs,  or  any  action  commenced by a party aggrieved by an arbi-
tration 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 [five] TEN thousand dollars, provided  that  the
defendant  either resides, or has an office for the transaction of busi-
ness or a regular employment, within the city of New York.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and apply to  actions  and
proceedings commenced on or after such date.

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


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