S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
April 26, 2013
Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
Parks and Recreation -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to the liability of
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 97 of the navigation law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
10. A STATE PILOT IS A SERVANT AND/OR AGENT OF THE VESSEL AND ITS
OWNER AND OPERATOR ONLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF A DEFENSE TO LIABILITY FOR
PILOTAGE SERVICES RENDERED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.