senate Bill S2898

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to design professional service corporations

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1052 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 15, 2013 signed chap.9
Mar 12, 2013 delivered to governor
Feb 27, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.31
substituted for s2898
Feb 27, 2013 substituted by a1052
Feb 11, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2013 1st report cal.31
Jan 24, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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Feb 4, 2013 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2013

S2898 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1052
Law Section:
Business Corporation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง1501 & 1503, BC L

S2898 - Summary

Relates to design professional service corporations; authorizes certain existing professional service corporations to become a design professional service corporation where such corporation meets requirements and amends its certificate of incorporation.

S2898 - Sponsor Memo

S2898 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2898

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  business corporation law, in relation to design
  professional service corporations

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

  Section 1. Section 1501 of the business corporation law, as amended by
chapter 550 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
[S 1501. Definitions.
  As  used  in  this article, unless the context otherwise requires, the
term: (a) "licensing authority" means the regents of the  university  of
the state of New York or the state education department, as the case may
be,  in  the  case  of all professions licensed under title eight of the
education law, and the appropriate appellate  division  of  the  supreme
court in the case of the profession of law.
  (b) "Profession"  includes  any practice as an attorney and counselor-
at-law, or as a licensed physician, and those occupations designated  in
title eight of the education law.
  (c) "Professional  service"  means  any  type of service to the public
which may be lawfully rendered by a member of a  profession  within  the
purview of his profession.
  (d) "Professional  service  corporation" means a corporation organized
under this article.
  (e) "Design professional  service  corporation"  means  a  corporation
organized under this article practicing professional engineering, archi-
tecture,  landscape  architecture,  or land surveying, or practicing any
combination of such professions, first organized  on  or  after  January
first, two thousand twelve. The provisions of this article applicable to
professional  service  corporations  shall  apply to design professional
service corporations except to the extent that any provision  is  either

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04914-01-3

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