senate Bill S1087

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Proscribes indemnity agreements in motor carrier transportation contracts

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S1087 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3673
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง182, Transp L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4843, A8254

S1087 - Summary

Proscribes indemnity agreements in motor carrier transportation contracts.

S1087 - Sponsor Memo

S1087 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1087

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the  transportation  law,  in  relation  to  proscribing
  indemnity agreements in motor carrier transportation contracts

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

  Section 1. The transportation law is amended by adding a  new  section
182 to read as follows:
  S  182. INDEMNITY PROVISION IN MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACTS.
1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT" MEANS A  CONTRACT,  AGREE-
MENT OR UNDERSTANDING COVERING:
  (I)  THE  TRANSPORTATION  OF  PROPERTY FOR COMPENSATION OR HIRE BY THE
MOTOR CARRIER;
  (II) ENTRANCE ON PROPERTY BY THE MOTOR  CARRIER  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF
LOADING, UNLOADING OR TRANSPORTING PROPERTY FOR COMPENSATION OR HIRE; OR
  (III)  A  SERVICE INCIDENTAL TO ACTIVITY DESCRIBED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (I)
OR (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, INCLUDING, BUT NOT  LIMITED  TO,  STORAGE  OF
PROPERTY.
  (B)  "PROMISEE" MEANS THE PROMISEE AND ANY AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, SERVANTS
OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS WHO ARE DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE TO THE  PROMISEE
EXCEPT  FOR  MOTOR  CARRIERS  PARTY  TO  A  MOTOR CARRIER TRANSPORTATION
CONTRACT WITH THE PROMISEE AND SUCH MOTOR CARRIER'S  AGENTS,  EMPLOYEES,
SERVANTS  OR  INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE TO SUCH MOTOR
CARRIER.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, A  PROVISION,
CLAUSE  OR  AGREEMENT  CONTAINED  IN, COLLATERAL TO OR AFFECTING A MOTOR
CARRIER TRANSPORTATION CONTRACT THAT PURPORTS TO  INDEMNIFY,  DEFEND  OR
HOLD  HARMLESS,  OR HAS THE EFFECT OF INDEMNIFYING, DEFENDING OR HOLDING
HARMLESS, THE PROMISEE FROM OR AGAINST ANY LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR  DAMAGE

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

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