2011 California Code
Civil Code
DIVISION 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS [3274 - 9566]
ARTICLE 5. Enforcement of Claim Stated in Stop Payment Notice
Section 8554


CA Civ Code § 8554 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

Notwithstanding Section 583.420 of the Code of Civil Procedure, if an action to enforce payment of the claim stated in a stop payment notice is not brought to trial within two years after commencement of the action, the court may in its discretion dismiss the action for want of prosecution.

(Added by Stats. 2010, Ch. 697, Sec. 20. Effective January 1, 2011. Operative July 1, 2012, by Sec. 105 of Ch. 697.)

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