Bill Text: NY A01599 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Permits special proceedings against certain designated state officials to be commenced in a supreme court in the judicial district of the petitioner's residence or principal place of business; provides that a proceeding against the public service commission shall only be commenced in the supreme court, Albany county.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Vetoed) 2018-12-07 - tabled [A01599 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A01599-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 12, 2017
        Introduced by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, GOTTFRIED, KAVANAGH, ABINANTI -- read
          once and referred to the Committee on Codes
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the civil practice law and rules, in relation to the
          venue for certain special proceedings
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Paragraph 2 of subdivision (b) of section 506 of the civil
     2  practice law and rules, as amended by chapter 47 of the laws of 1992, is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    2. a proceeding against the regents of the university of the state  of
     5  New  York,  the  commissioner of education, the commissioner of taxation
     6  and finance, the tax appeals tribunal, except as provided in section two
     7  thousand sixteen of the tax law,  the  public  service  commission,  the
     8  commissioner  or the department of transportation relating to [articles]
     9  article three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, or ten of the trans-
    10  portation law or to the railroad law, the  water  resources  board,  the
    11  comptroller,  or  the department of agriculture and markets[, shall] may
    12  be commenced in the supreme court, Albany  county  or  in  the  judicial
    13  district  in  which the petitioner resides or has its principal place of
    14  business; provided,  however,  that  a  proceeding  against  the  public
    15  service  commission shall only be commenced in the supreme court, Albany
    16  county.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.