STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
January 13, 2021
Introduced by M. of A. CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to inter-
est to be recovered upon a sum awarded in certain circumstances
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 5001 of the civil practice law
2 and rules is amended to read as follows:
3 (a) Actions in which recoverable. Interest shall be recovered upon a
4 sum awarded because of a breach of performance of a contract, or because
5 of an act or omission depriving or otherwise interfering with title to,
6 or possession or enjoyment of, property, or for personal injury, except
7 that in an action of an equitable nature, interest and the rate and date
8 from which it shall be computed shall be in the court's discretion.
9 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.