New York Consolidated Laws, Civil Practice Law and Rules - CVP § 5207. Enforcement involving the state

None of the procedures for the enforcement of money judgments are applicable to a judgment against the state.  All procedures for the enforcement of money judgments against other judgment debtors are applicable to the state, its officers, agencies and subdivisions, as a garnishee, except where otherwise prescribed by law, and except that an order in such a procedure shall only provide for the payment of moneys not claimed by the state, and no judgment shall be entered against the state, or any officer, department, board or commission thereof, in such a procedure.  This section shall not be deemed to grant any court jurisdiction to hear and determine claims or actions against the state not otherwise given by law to such court.

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