July 03, 2016 – by Stephanie Irvine
In New York, process servers and members of New York State Professional Process Server association are celebrating a significant win in terms of process server rights. As of the last Assembly meeting, held on June 17th, 2016, a monumental bill making an assault on a process server a class D felony, which had previously passed in the Senate but faltered, has now officially been passed in the General Assembly. The next step for the bill is that it will be delivered to the governor to be signed into law — he will have 30 days to sign it. If the governor signs the bill into law, New York state will be the fourth in the country to deem assault on a process server a felony. Currently, California, Florida, and Illinois are the only states to have this legislation.
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