NY S04723 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on March 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-22 - REFERRED TO JUDICIARY
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Relates to requiring a certificate of merit in proceedings to recover possession of real property; requires the petition shall be accompanied by a certificate, signed by the attorney for the petitioner, certifying that the attorney has reviewed the facts of the case and that, based on consultation with representatives of the petitioner identified in the certificate and the attorney's review of pertinent documents, there is a reasonable basis for the commencement of such action; and provides that where a petitioner willfully fails to provide copies of required papers and documents the court may dismiss the petition without prejudice.

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Title

Relates to requiring a certificate of merit in proceedings to recover possession of real property; requires the petition shall be accompanied by a certificate, signed by the attorney for the petitioner, certifying that the attorney has reviewed the facts of the case and that, based on consultation with representatives of the petitioner identified in the certificate and the attorney's review of pertinent documents, there is a reasonable basis for the commencement of such action; and provides that where a petitioner willfully fails to provide copies of required papers and documents the court may dismiss the petition without prejudice.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-22SenateREFERRED TO JUDICIARY

Same As/Similar To

A06985 (Same As) 2019-04-03 - referred to judiciary

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