assembly Bill A4580A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Revises and clarifies the uniform foreign country money judgments recognition act

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Current Bill Status Via S523 - Signed by Governor


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2021 signed chap.127
Jun 07, 2021 delivered to governor
May 26, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.360
substituted for a4580a
May 26, 2021 substituted by s523a
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 4580a
May 13, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.360
May 12, 2021 reported
Feb 04, 2021 referred to codes

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Feb 23, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

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A4580 - Details

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

A4580 - Summary

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

A4580 - 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.

A4580A (ACTIVE) - Details

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

A4580A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A4580A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4580--A
                                                         Cal. No. 360
 
                        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  --  reported  from  committee, advanced to a third reading,
   amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  on  the  order  of
   third reading

 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,