senate Bill S8318

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Authorizes recording officers to accept conveyance of real property presented for recording as electronic records

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Jun 22, 2010 referred to rules


S8318 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §307, St Tech L; amd §§290 & 317, add §291-i, RP L; amd §8021, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S8318 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits recording officers to require that conveyances of real property presented for recording be presented as digitized paper documents in the form of digitized images of original papers records.

S8318 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8318 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 22, 2010

Introduced  by Sens. STEWART-COUSINS, KLEIN -- (at request of the Gover-
  nor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be commit-
  ted to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the state technology law, the real property law and  the
  civil  practice  law  and  rules, in relation to permitting electronic
  recording of instruments affecting real property


  Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 4 of section 307 of the state technology
law,  such section as renumbered by chapter 437 of the laws of 2004, are
amended to read as follows:
  3. [To any conveyance or other  instrument  recordable  under  article
nine of the real property law.
  4.]  To any other document that the electronic facilitator has specif-
ically excepted, pursuant to the rules and regulations of the electronic
facilitator, from the application of this article.
  S 2. Section 290 of the real property law, subdivision 4 as amended by
chapter 569 of the laws of 1925, subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 317
of the laws of 1943 and subdivision 6 as renumbered by  chapter  227  of
the laws of 1926, is amended to read as follows:
  S 290. Definitions; effect of article. 1. The term "real property," as
used  in  this  article, includes lands, tenements and hereditaments and
chattels real, except a lease for a term not exceeding three years.
  2. The term "purchaser" includes every person to whom  any  estate  or
interest  in real property is conveyed for a valuable consideration, and
every assignee of a mortgage, lease or other conditional estate.
  3. The term "conveyance" includes every written instrument,  by  which
any  estate  or interest in real property is created, transferred, mort-
gaged or assigned, or by which the title to any  real  property  may  be
affected,  including an instrument in execution of a power, although the
power be one of revocation only, and an instrument postponing or  subor-
dinating  a mortgage lien; except a will, a lease for a term not exceed-
ing three years, an executory contract  for  the  sale  or  purchase  of

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


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