senate Bill S6623

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Extends time limitations for certain actions arising contact with or exposure to phenoxy herbicides while serving as a member of the armed forces

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9104 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Jun 29, 2012 signed chap.69
Jun 22, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.353
substituted for s6623
Jun 11, 2012 substituted by a9104
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Apr 18, 2012 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 15, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 14, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 13, 2012 1st report cal.353
Mar 06, 2012 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Mar 13, 2012 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S6623
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2012

S6623 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9104
Law Section:
Civil Practice
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4, Chap 266 of 1981
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A9737

S6623 - Summary

Extends time limitations for certain actions arising from injury or death caused by contact with or exposure to phenoxy herbicides while serving as a member of the armed forces of the United States in Indo-China.

S6623 - Sponsor Memo

S6623 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6623

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend chapter 266 of the laws  of  1981,  amending  the  civil
  practice  law  and  rules relating to time limitations, in relation to
  extending time limitations for certain actions

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

  Section  1. Section 4 of chapter 266 of the laws of 1981, amending the
civil practice law and rules relating to time limitations, as amended by
chapter 118 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S 4. Every cause of action for an injury or death  caused  by  contact
with  or exposure to phenoxy herbicides while serving as a member of the
armed forces of the United States in Indo-China from February  28,  1961
through May 7, 1975, which is or would be barred prior to June 16, 1985,
because  the  applicable  period  of  limitation  has  expired is hereby
revived and extended and any action thereon may be commenced and  prose-
cuted  provided  such action is commenced not later than June 16, [2012]
2014.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13246-01-1

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