senate Bill S514

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the jurisdiction over the classes of actions and proceedings which shall be originated in the New York city civil court

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 12, 2021 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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Jan 11, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S514
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 11, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S514
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S514 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3109
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Amd Art VI §15, Constn
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6346, A7714

S514 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the amount from $25,000 to $50,000 for actions and proceedings in the New York city civil court.

S514 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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