senate Bill S277B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes mutual aid agreements between counties for the provision of services by coroners and medical examiners and requires certain training

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2012 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2012 amended on third reading 277b
May 30, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 277a
Mar 05, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Feb 29, 2012 1st report cal.207
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Jan 05, 2011 referred to local government

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S277 - Details

Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §672 & 672-a, County L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3220

S277 - Summary

Authorizes mutual aid agreements between counties for the provision of services by coroners and medical examiners; establishes medical-legal investigation training requirements for coroners and coroner's deputies.

S277 - Sponsor Memo

S277 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   277

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAZIARZ, ALESI, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, GRIF-
  FO, RANZENHOFER, SALAND, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN  ACT  to  amend  the county law, in relation to mutual aid agreements
  between counties for the provision of services by coroners and medical
  examiners

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

  Section  1.  The  county law is amended by adding a new section 672 to
read as follows:
  S 672. MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS FOR CORONERS' SERVICES. 1.   TWO OR  MORE
COUNTIES  ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO WRITTEN MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS FOR
THE PROVISION OF SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE  COUNTY  CORONER'S  OFFICE  OR
OFFICE  OF  THE  MEDICAL EXAMINER IN SUCH COUNTIES. EACH COUNTY SHALL BE
LIABLE FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ITS  EMPLOYEES  OR  AGENTS  WHEN  ACTING
PURSUANT  TO SUCH AN AGREEMENT IN THE SAME MANNER AND TO THE SAME EXTENT
AS IF SUCH ACTS OR  OMISSIONS  OCCURRED  WITHIN  THE  COUNTY;  AND  SUCH
EMPLOYEES  OR AGENTS SHALL HAVE IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES FOR THEIR ACTS
OR OMISSIONS WHEN ACTING PURSUANT TO  SUCH  AN  AGREEMENT  IN  THE  SAME
MANNER  AND  TO  THE  SAME  EXTENT AS IF SUCH ACTS OR OMISSIONS OCCURRED
WITHIN THE COUNTY; EXCEPT THAT SUCH A CONTRACT MAY  APPORTION  LIABILITY
OTHERWISE BETWEEN OR AMONG THE COUNTIES.
  2.  NOTHING  IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO ALTER THE LIABILITY
OF ANY COUNTY THAT ENTERS INTO A MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION  TO  A  THIRD PARTY CLAIMANT FOR ANY CAUSE OF ACTION THAT ARISES
OUT OF SUCH AGREEMENT. THE PROPER VENUE FOR ANY  SUCH  CAUSE  OF  ACTION
SHALL BE IN ANY OF THE COUNTIES INVOLVED IN SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01670-01-1

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S277A - Details

Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §672 & 672-a, County L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3220

S277A - Summary

Authorizes mutual aid agreements between counties for the provision of services by coroners and medical examiners; establishes medical-legal investigation training requirements for coroners and coroner's deputies.

S277A - Sponsor Memo

S277A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 277--A
    Cal. No. 207

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAZIARZ, ALESI, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, GRIF-
  FO, RANZENHOFER, SALAND, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed,  and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Local Government --
  recommitted to the Committee on Local Government  in  accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation  to  mutual  aid  agreements
  between counties for the provision of services by coroners and medical
  examiners and establishes certain training requirements

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

  Section 1. The county law is amended by adding two  new  sections  672
and 672-a to read as follows:
  S  672.  MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS FOR CORONERS' SERVICES. 1.  TWO OR MORE
COUNTIES ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO WRITTEN MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS  FOR
THE  PROVISION  OF  SERVICES  PROVIDED BY THE COUNTY CORONER'S OFFICE OR
OFFICE OF THE MEDICAL EXAMINER IN SUCH COUNTIES. EACH  COUNTY  SHALL  BE
LIABLE  FOR  ACTS  OR  OMISSIONS  OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS WHEN ACTING
PURSUANT TO SUCH AN AGREEMENT IN THE SAME MANNER AND TO THE SAME  EXTENT
AS  IF  SUCH  ACTS  OR  OMISSIONS  OCCURRED  WITHIN THE COUNTY; AND SUCH
EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS SHALL HAVE IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES FOR THEIR  ACTS
OR  OMISSIONS  WHEN  ACTING  PURSUANT  TO  SUCH AN AGREEMENT IN THE SAME
MANNER AND TO THE SAME EXTENT AS IF  SUCH  ACTS  OR  OMISSIONS  OCCURRED
WITHIN  THE  COUNTY; EXCEPT THAT SUCH A CONTRACT MAY APPORTION LIABILITY
OTHERWISE BETWEEN OR AMONG THE COUNTIES.
  2. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO ALTER  THE  LIABILITY
OF  ANY  COUNTY THAT ENTERS INTO A MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION TO A THIRD PARTY CLAIMANT FOR ANY CAUSE OF  ACTION  THAT  ARISES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S277B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §672 & 672-a, County L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3220

S277B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes mutual aid agreements between counties for the provision of services by coroners and medical examiners; establishes medical-legal investigation training requirements for coroners and coroner's deputies.

S277B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S277B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 277--B
    Cal. No. 207

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAZIARZ, ALESI, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN, GRIF-
  FO, RANZENHOFER, SALAND, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed,  and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Local Government --
  recommitted to the Committee on Local Government  in  accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  reported favorably from said committee,
  ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading -- again amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining  its
  place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the county law, in relation to mutual aid agreements
  between counties for the provision of services by coroners and medical
  examiners and establishes certain training requirements

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

  Section  1.  The  county law is amended by adding two new sections 672
and 672-a to read as follows:
  S 672. MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS FOR CORONERS' SERVICES. 1.   TWO OR  MORE
COUNTIES  ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO WRITTEN MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS FOR
THE PROVISION OF SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE  COUNTY  CORONER'S  OFFICE  OR
OFFICE  OF  THE  MEDICAL EXAMINER IN SUCH COUNTIES. EACH COUNTY SHALL BE
LIABLE FOR ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF ITS  EMPLOYEES  OR  AGENTS  WHEN  ACTING
PURSUANT  TO SUCH AN AGREEMENT IN THE SAME MANNER AND TO THE SAME EXTENT
AS IF SUCH ACTS OR  OMISSIONS  OCCURRED  WITHIN  THE  COUNTY;  AND  SUCH
EMPLOYEES  OR AGENTS SHALL HAVE IMMUNITIES AND PRIVILEGES FOR THEIR ACTS
OR OMISSIONS WHEN ACTING PURSUANT TO  SUCH  AN  AGREEMENT  IN  THE  SAME
MANNER  AND  TO  THE  SAME  EXTENT AS IF SUCH ACTS OR OMISSIONS OCCURRED
WITHIN THE COUNTY; EXCEPT THAT SUCH A CONTRACT MAY  APPORTION  LIABILITY
OTHERWISE BETWEEN OR AMONG THE COUNTIES.
  2.  NOTHING  IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO ALTER THE LIABILITY
OF ANY COUNTY THAT ENTERS INTO A MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT PURSUANT  TO  THIS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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