assembly Bill A2061

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that an affirmation of a health care practitioner may be served or filed in an action in lieu of and with same force and effect as an affidavit

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2012 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 04, 2012 ordered to third reading cal.89
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 13, 2011 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.96
rules report cal.96
Jun 07, 2011 reported referred to rules
Jan 13, 2011 referred to codes



A2061 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd R2106, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1725
2013-2014: A5142
2015-2016: A447
2017-2018: A2540
2019-2020: A784
2021-2022: A197

A2061 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an affirmation of a health care practitioner may be served or filed in an action in lieu of and with same force and effect as an affidavit (changes the current reference in existing provisions from "physician, osteopath or dentist" to "health care practitioner").

A2061 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2011

Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. BOYLAND -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to  chang-
  ing  reference  from  physician,  osteopath  or dentist to health care


  Section  1.  Rule 2106 of the civil practice law and rules, as amended
by judicial conference proposal No. 3 for the year 1973, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  Rule  2106. Affirmation of truth of statement by attorney[, physician,
osteopath or dentist] OR HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.  The statement of  an
attorney  admitted  to  practice  in  the  courts  of the state, or of a
[physician, osteopath or dentist] HEALTH CARE  PRACTITIONER,  authorized
by TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION law to practice in the state, who is not
a  party  to an action, when subscribed and affirmed by him OR HER to be
true under the penalties of perjury, may  be  served  or  filed  in  the
action in lieu of and with the same force and effect as an affidavit.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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