senate Bill S797

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Amends the dates for filing a claim and commencing an action on a bond

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2387 - Passed Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2010 3rd reading cal.559
substituted for s797
May 26, 2010 substituted by a2387
May 25, 2010 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2010 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2010 1st report cal.559
Jan 06, 2010 referred to finance
Jan 15, 2009 referred to finance

Votes

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May 18, 2010 - Finance committee Vote

S797
19
7
committee
19
Aye
7
Nay
7
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S797 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2387
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง137, St Fin L

S797 - Summary

Provides that a laborer or materialman on a state public improvement may sue on the bond required to be posted by a contractor or subcontractor on such an improvement within 1 year after such improvement has been completed and accepted by the public owner.

S797 - Sponsor Memo

S797 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 797                                                   A. 2387

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2009
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens.  BRESLIN,  HUNTLEY,  SCHNEIDERMAN,
  STACHOWSKI, STAVISKY, THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. CUSICK, HYER-SPENCER, MAGNARELLI
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to amending the  date
  for commencing an action on a bond

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 137 of the state
finance law, as amended by chapter 242 of the laws of 2002,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (b)  Except  as  provided in section two hundred twenty-g of the labor
law, no action on a payment bond  furnished  pursuant  to  this  section
shall  be  commenced  after  the expiration of one year from the date on
which [final payment under the claimant's subcontract  became  due]  THE
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT HAS BEEN COMPLETED AND ACCEPTED BY THE PUBLIC OWNER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00279-01-9

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