assembly Bill A5142

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that an affirmation of a health care practitioner may be served or filed in an action in lieu of and with same force and effect as an affidavit

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.227
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 11, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 10, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.112
rules report cal.112
Jun 04, 2013 reported referred to rules
Feb 20, 2013 referred to codes


A5142 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd R2106, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1725
2011-2012: A2061
2015-2016: A447, S719
2017-2018: A2540, S1090
2019-2020: A784, S877
2021-2022: A197, S3049
2023-2024: S2997

A5142 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an affirmation of a health care practitioner may be served or filed in an action in lieu of and with same force and effect as an affidavit (changes the current reference in existing provisions from "physician, osteopath or dentist" to "health care practitioner").

A5142 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 20, 2013

Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. BOYLAND -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to  chang-
  ing  reference  from  physician,  osteopath  or dentist to health care


  Section  1.  Rule 2106 of the civil practice law and rules, as amended
by judicial conference proposal No. 3 for the year 1973, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  Rule  2106. Affirmation of truth of statement by attorney[, physician,
osteopath or dentist] OR HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER.  The statement of  an
attorney  admitted  to  practice  in  the  courts  of the state, or of a
[physician, osteopath or dentist] HEALTH CARE  PRACTITIONER,  authorized
by TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION law to practice in the state, who is not
a  party  to an action, when subscribed and affirmed by him OR HER to be
true under the penalties of perjury, may  be  served  or  filed  in  the
action in lieu of and with the same force and effect as an affidavit.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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