|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 12, 2021||referred to judiciary|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 11, 2021||ordered to third reading cal.10|
reported and committed to rules
|Jan 08, 2021||to attorney-general for opinion|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S514
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S514 (ACTIVE) - Details
S514 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S514 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 15 of article VI of the constitution relating to the New York city civil court PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to increase the jurisdiction of New York City Civil Court for actions and proceedings in the recovery of money or property worth no more than twenty-five thousand dollars to no more than fifty thousand dollars. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision b of section 15 of Article IV of the Constitution to read that the court of city-wide civil jurisdiction of the city of New York shall have jurisdiction over actions and
S514 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 514 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY proposing an amendment to section 15 of article VI of the constitution relating to the New York city civil court Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That subdivision b of section 15 of article VI of the constitution be amended to read as follows: b. The court of city-wide civil jurisdiction of the city of New York shall have jurisdiction over the following classes of actions and proceedings which shall be originated in such court in the manner provided by law: actions and proceedings for the recovery of money, actions and proceedings for the recovery of chattels and actions and proceedings for the foreclosure of mechanics liens and liens on personal property where the amount sought to be recovered or the value of the property does not exceed [twenty-five] FIFTY thousand dollars exclusive of interest and costs, or such smaller amount as may be fixed by law; over summary proceedings to recover possession of real property and to remove tenants therefrom and over such other actions and proceedings, not within the exclusive jurisdiction of the supreme court, as may be provided by law. The court of city-wide civil jurisdiction shall further exercise such equity jurisdiction as may be provided by law and its jurisdiction to enter judgment upon a counterclaim for the recovery of money only shall be unlimited. § 2. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment be submitted to the people for approval at the general election to be held in the year (year should be inserted) in accordance with the provisions of the election law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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