senate Bill S2373A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

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

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2011 signed chap.549
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.334
substituted for a6870a
referred to judiciary
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 13, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 2373a
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 22, 2011 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2011 1st report cal.142
Jan 19, 2011 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Mar 1, 2011 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2373
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2011

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Bill Amendments

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S2373 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6870A
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §307, St Tech L; amd §§290 & 317, add §291-i, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8318

S2373 - 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 paper records.

S2373 - Sponsor Memo

S2373 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2373

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Energy and  Tele-
  communications

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

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

  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-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07544-01-1

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S2373A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6870A
Law Section:
State Technology Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §307, St Tech L; amd §§290 & 317, add §291-i, RP L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8318

S2373A (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 paper records.

S2373A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2373A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2373--A
    Cal. No. 142

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  STEWART-COUSINS,  AVELLA,  MAZIARZ,  OPPENHEIMER,
  RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Energy  and  Telecommunications  --
  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
  report,  ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered to
  the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

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

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

  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.

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

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