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AB-1241 Civil actions: money judgments.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/19/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1241


Introduced by Assembly Member Jones-Sawyer

February 19, 2021


An act to amend Section 685.020 of the Code of Civil Procedure, relating to civil actions.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1241, as introduced, Jones-Sawyer. Civil actions: money judgments.
Existing law provides that in a civil action, interest on a money judgment shall accrue on the date of entry of the judgment, except that if a money judgment is payable in installments, interest commences to accrue for each installment on the date the installment becomes due, unless the judgment provides otherwise.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to this provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 685.020 of the Code of Civil Procedure is amended to read:

685.020.
 (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), interest commences to accrue on a money judgment on the date of entry of the judgment.
(b) Unless the judgment otherwise provides, provides otherwise, if a money judgment is payable in installments, interest commences to accrue as to each installment on the date the installment becomes due.