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SECTION 123-D
Security for costs
State Finance (STF) CHAPTER 56, ARTICLE 7-A
§ 123-d. Security for costs. At any stage of the action, upon motion
by the defendant, or upon its own initiative, the court may order the
plaintiff to give an undertaking for costs and taxable disbursements not
to exceed the sum of twenty-five hundred dollars. If plaintiff shall not
have given such undertaking at the expiration of sixty days from the
date of service of the order upon him or her, the court may, upon motion
of the defendant, dismiss the action and award costs to the defendant.
This section shall not apply to any action commenced by the attorney
general in the name of and on behalf of the people of the state.