|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 22, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8615
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8615 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8615 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8615 SPONSOR: BENJAMIN TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OF THE BILL: To bring actions for personal injury in line with other actions for purposes of computation of interest on a judgment. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the CPLR to require calculation of interest in cases for personal injury to be measured from the date the cause of action existed. Section two is the effective date.
S8615 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8615 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 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: 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. LBD13428-01-9
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