senate Bill S2155

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the filing of notices of claim prior to the commencement of a cause of action against any state or municipal entity, public authority or public benefit corporation

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1051 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2013 signed chap.24
Apr 26, 2013 delivered to governor
Apr 24, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.325
substituted for s2155
Apr 24, 2013 substituted by a1051
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.325
Apr 10, 2013 committee discharged and committed to local government
Jan 14, 2013 referred to judiciary

S2155 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1051
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd §217-a, CPLR; amd §§50-e, 53, 50-h & 50-i, Gen Muni L; amd §20, NYC Health & Hosp Corp Act; amd §79, Chap 500 of 2012
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A1051

S2155 - Summary

Relates to the filing of notices of claim prior to the commencement of a cause of action against any state or municipal entity, public authority or public benefit corporation; amends chapter 500 of the laws of 2012, amending the civil practice law and rules, the general municipal law, the environmental conservation law, the public authorities law, the education law, the mental hygiene law, the private housing finance law, the facilities development corporation act, the administrative code of the city of New York, and chapter 154 of the laws of 1921 relating to the port authority of New York and New Jersey, relating to establishing a uniform process and requirement for the filing of notices of claim prior to the commencement of a cause of action against any state or municipal entity, public authority or public benefit corporation, in relation to the effectiveness thereof.

S2155 - Sponsor Memo

S2155 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2155

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, the general  municipal
  law  and  the  New  York city health and hospitals corporation act, in
  relation to the filing of notices of claim prior to  the  commencement
  of  a  cause  of  action against any state or municipal entity, public
  authority or public benefit corporation; and to amend chapter  500  of
  the  laws of 2012, amending the civil practice law and rules and other
  laws, relating to establishing a uniform process and  requirement  for
  the filing of notices of claim prior to the commencement of a cause of
  action  against  any  state  or  municipal entity, public authority or
  public benefit corporation, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 217-a of the civil practice law and rules, as added
by chapter 500 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S  217-a.  Actions  to  be  commenced within one year and ninety days.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the  contrary,  and  irre-
spective  of  whether  the  relevant  statute  is  expressly  amended by
[sections three through seventy-nine of] the  uniform  notice  of  claim
act,  every action for damages or injuries to real or personal property,
or for the destruction thereof, or for  personal  injuries  or  wrongful
death, against any political subdivision of the state, or any instrumen-
tality  or  agency  of  the state or a political subdivision, any public
authority or any public benefit corporation that is entitled to  receive
a notice of claim as a condition precedent to commencement of an action,
shall  not  be commenced unless a notice of claim shall have been served
on such governmental entity within the time limit established by SECTION
FIFTY-E OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, and SUCH ACTION MUST BE  COMMENCED
in  compliance with all the requirements of section fifty-e AND SUBDIVI-
SION ONE OF SECTION FIFTY-I of the general municipal law. Except  in  an

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05824-01-3

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