Judgment Interest Rate Reform: H.B. 567 (2011)

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Provides that the judgment interest rate will be set in


Provides that the judgment interest rate will be set in accordance with the interest rate as set by the Chief Financial Officer based on the discount rate of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for the preceding 12 months plus 400 basis points (4 percent).  The interest rate on the judgment is to be adjusted annually on January 1 of each year.

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