senate Bill S2334

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Extends dram shop liability to cover persons who sell false forms of identification to persons under 21 years of age who cause injury or damages while intoxicated

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
Jan 16, 2013 referred to judiciary

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S2334 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2527
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-100, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1025A, A10368
2009-2010: S1871, S1871A

S2334 - Summary

Extends dram shop liability to cover persons who sell forms of false identification to persons under 21 years of age who cause injury or damages while intoxicated or whose ability is impaired.

S2334 - Sponsor Memo

S2334 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2334

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN,  ADAMS,  ADDABBO,  BRESLIN,  DIAZ,  DILAN,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, PERKINS, SAMPSON, SAVINO, SERRA-
  NO, SMITH,  STAVISKY,  STEWART-COUSINS,  VALESKY  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to compensation
  for injury caused by the illegal sale  of  alcoholic  beverages  to  a
  person under the age of twenty-one years

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 11-100 of the general  obligations
law,  as  amended by chapter 274 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read
as follows:
  1. Any person who shall be  injured  in  person,  property,  means  of
support  or  otherwise,  by  reason of the intoxication or impairment of
ability of any person under the age of twenty-one years, whether result-
ing in his OR HER death or not, shall have a right of action to  recover
actual damages against:
  (A) any person who knowingly causes such intoxication or impairment of
ability by unlawfully furnishing to or unlawfully assisting in procuring
alcoholic  beverages  for such INTOXICATED OR IMPAIRED person with know-
ledge or reasonable cause to believe that such person was under the  age
of twenty-one years[.]; OR
  (B)  ANY  PERSON  OR ENTITY THAT DISTRIBUTES OR MANUFACTURES MORE THAN
TEN FALSE IDENTIFICATION CARDS OR OTHER FORGED INSTRUMENTS, AS SUCH TERM
IS DEFINED IN SECTION 170.00 OF THE PENAL LAW, WHICH  MISREPRESENTS  THE
AGE  AND/OR  IDENTITY  OF  ANY PERSON, AND KNOWINGLY SELLS SUCH CARDS OR
INSTRUMENTS TO A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE YEARS, AND WHICH ARE
USED TO UNLAWFULLY PROCURE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES THAT CAUSE OR  CONTRIBUTE
TO  SUCH  OTHER  PERSON'S  INTOXICATION OR IMPAIRMENT OF ABILITY. ACTUAL
KNOWLEDGE OF THE SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT OF THE  ALCOHOLIC  BEVERAGES  THAT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00977-01-3

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