assembly Bill A4580

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Revises and clarifies the uniform foreign country money judgments recognition act

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Feb 04, 2021 referred to codes

A4580 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S523
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 53 Art Head, §§5301, 5302, 5303, 5304, 5305, 5306, 5307 & 5309, CPLR

A4580 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Revises and clarifies the uniform foreign country money judgments recognition act.

A4580 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4580
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. LAVINE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Codes
 
 AN  ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to revis-
   ing and clarifying the uniform foreign country money-judgments  recog-
   nition act
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The article heading of article 53 of the civil practice law
 and rules, as added by chapter 981 of the laws of 1970,  is  amended  to
 read as follows:
              RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN COUNTRY MONEY JUDGMENTS
                           [SUMMARY OF ARTICLE]
 
   §  2.  Section  5301  of the civil practice law and rules, as added by
 chapter 981 of the laws of 1970, subdivision (a) as amended  by  chapter
 119 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows:
   § 5301. Definitions. As used in this article the following definitions
 shall be applicable.
   (a) Foreign [state] COUNTRY.  "Foreign [state] COUNTRY" [in this arti-
 cle] means [any governmental unit] A GOVERNMENT other than:
   1. the United States[, or any];
   2. A state, district, commonwealth, territory[,] OR insular possession
 [thereof, or the Panama Canal Zone or the Trust Territory of the Pacific
 Islands] OF THE UNITED STATES; OR
   3.  ANY  OTHER  GOVERNMENT  WITH  REGARD TO WHICH THE DECISION IN THIS
 STATE AS TO WHETHER TO RECOGNIZE A JUDGMENT OF THAT GOVERNMENT'S  COURTS
 IS  INITIALLY  SUBJECT  TO DETERMINATION UNDER THE FULL FAITH AND CREDIT
 CLAUSE OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
   (b) Foreign country judgment.  "Foreign  country  judgment"  [in  this
 article]  means [any] A judgment of a COURT OF A foreign [state granting
 or denying recovery of a sum of money, other than a judgment for  taxes,

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