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A07395 Summary:

BILL NOA07395
 
SAME ASSAME AS S04534
 
SPONSORSchimminger (MS)
 
COSPNSRWeinstein, Titone, Paulin, Jaffee, Christensen, Lancman
 
MLTSPNSRDelMonte, Gottfried, Koon, Mayersohn, Millman, Sweeney, Weisenberg
 
Amd S8602, CPLR
 
Expands the definition of "prevailing party" for purposes of counsel fees and expenses in certain actions against the state, to include a party whose pursuit of a non-frivolous claim or defense was a catalyst for a voluntary or unilateral change in position by the opposing party that provides any significant part of the relief sought.
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