senate Bill S523

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Revises and clarifies the uniform foreign country money judgments recognition act

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 03, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 23, 2021 1st report cal.406
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

S523 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4580
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

S523 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S523 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S523 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    523
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 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

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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