senate Bill S8615

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to interest to be recovered upon a sum awarded in certain circumstances

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 22, 2020 referred to rules

S8615 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd §5001, CPLR

S8615 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to interest to be recovered upon a sum awarded in certain circumstances.

S8615 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8615 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 22, 2020

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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  inter-
  est to be recovered upon a sum awarded in certain circumstances


  Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 5001 of the civil  practice  law
and rules is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Actions  in which recoverable. Interest shall be recovered upon a
sum awarded because of a breach of performance of a contract, or because
of an act or omission depriving or otherwise interfering with title  to,
or  possession or enjoyment of, property, OR FOR PERSONAL INJURY, except
that in an action of an equitable nature, interest and the rate and date
from which it shall be computed shall be in the court's discretion.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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