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A02068 Summary:

BILL NO    A02068A

SAME AS    SAME AS S00713-A

SPONSOR    Schimminger (MS)

COSPNSR    Titone, Paulin, Jaffee, Colton, Abinanti, Weinstein, Garbarino

MLTSPNSR   Gottfried, Lopez P, 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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