senate Bill S1728

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding service of process to the department of state in the city of New York

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2021 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 22, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2021 1st report cal.322
Jan 14, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions


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Feb 9, 2021 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2021

S1728 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Business Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§306, 306-a & 307, BC L; add §92-a, amd §§172-c & 173-c, Exec L; amd §19, Gen Assoc L; amd §§304, 301-A & 303, Lim Lil L; amd §§306 & 307, N-PC L; amd §§121-104-A, 121-109, 121-1505 & 121-1506, Partn L; amd §§203, 216, 310 & 511, Tax L; amd §§11-609, 11-659 & 11-665, NYC Ad Cd; amd §§339-n & 442-g, RP L; amd §§250 & 352-b, Gen Bus L; amd §§48 & 74, Nav L; amd §253, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8631, A10357
2019-2020: S3348, A3300

S1728 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to expanding service of process to the department of state in the city of New York.

S1728 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1728 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 14, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and Commissions
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the business corporation law, the executive law, the
   general associations law, the limited liability company law, the  not-
   for-profit  corporation  law,  the  partnership  law, the tax law, the
   administrative code of the city of New York, the  real  property  law,
   the  general  business  law,  the  navigation law, and the vehicle and
   traffic law, in relation  to  expanding  service  of  process  to  the
   department of state in the city of New York
   Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (b) of section 306 of the  busi-
 ness  corporation law, as amended by chapter 419 of the laws of 1990, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (1) Service of process on the secretary of state as agent of a  domes-
 tic or authorized foreign corporation shall be made by personally deliv-
 ering  to  and  leaving with the secretary of state or a deputy, or with
 any person authorized by the secretary of state to receive such service,
 at the office of the department of state in EITHER the city of Albany OR
 NEW YORK, duplicate copies of such process together with  the  statutory
 fee,  which  fee  shall be a taxable disbursement. Service of process on
 such corporation shall be complete when the secretary  of  state  is  so
 served. The secretary of state shall promptly send one of such copies by
 certified  mail,  return  receipt requested, to such corporation, at the
 post office address, on file in the department of state,  specified  for
 the purpose. If a domestic or authorized foreign corporation has no such
 address on file in the department of state, the secretary of state shall
 so mail such copy, in the case of a domestic corporation, in care of any
 director  named  in  its  certificate of incorporation at the director's
 address stated therein or, in the case of an authorized  foreign  corpo-
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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