Senate Bill S1063

2013-2014 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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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-S1063 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Local Governments
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§672 & 672-a, County L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3220
2011-2012: S277
2015-2016: S3738

2013-S1063 (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.

2013-S1063 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S1063 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1063

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAZIARZ, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, GOLDEN -- 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 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
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 672-A. TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR CORONERS  AND  CORONER'S  DEPUTIES.
EACH CORONER AND CORONER'S DEPUTY, WHETHER ELECTED OR APPOINTED PURSUANT
TO  SECTION  FOUR HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER, SHALL ATTEND AND SUCCESSFULLY

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

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