|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 12, 2012||committee discharged and committed to rules|
|Mar 09, 2012||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to judiciary|
|Mar 08, 2011||committee discharged and committed to judiciary|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S840
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S840 - Details
S840 - Summary
Provides that certain actions for injury caused by domestic violence may be commenced within two years.
S840 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S840 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to restricting the formation of new development agencies in Erie county PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: This bill would allow only the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to exempt state and county taxes, without prior approval. Further, this bill would require any town Industrial Development Agencies within Erie County to seek approval if they wish to exempt any taxes other than the individual town's property taxes. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 891-a of the general municipal law by limiting the authority of town industrial development agencies located within Erie County to exempt certain taxes. Section 2 amends section 898-a of the general municipal law stating section 891-a is controlling law in the event of any inconsistencies. Section 3 amends section 901-a of the general municipal law stating section 891-a is controlling law in the event of any inconsistencies.
S840 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 840 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to the time within which certain actions for injury caused by domestic violence may be commenced THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new section 215-a to read as follows: S 215-A. ACTIONS TO RECOVER DAMAGES FOR INJURY ARISING FROM ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, AN ACTION TO RECOVER DAMAGES FOR INJURY ARISING FROM AN ACT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, INCLUDING DISORDERLY CONDUCT, HARASSMENT, MENACING, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT, KIDNAPPING, ASSAULT, ATTEMPTED ASSAULT, OR ATTEMPTED MURDER, COMMITTED AGAINST ANY PERSON OVER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN, ANY MARRIED PERSON OR ANY PARENT ACCOMPANIED BY HIS OR HER MINOR CHILD OR CHILDREN IN SITUATIONS IN WHICH SUCH PERSON OR SUCH PERSON'S CHILD IS A VICTIM OF SUCH ACTS, SHALL BE COMMENCED WITHIN TWO YEARS. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO REQUIRE THAT A CRIMINAL CHARGE BE BROUGHT OR A CRIMINAL CONVICTION BE OBTAINED AS A CONDITION OF BRINGING A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION OR RECEIVING A CIVIL JUDGMENT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION OR BE CONSTRUED TO REQUIRE THAT ANY OF THE RULES GOVERNING A CRIMINAL PROCEEDING BE APPLICABLE TO ANY SUCH CIVIL 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. LBD00824-01-1
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