senate Bill S4855B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to liability of pilots

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 21, 2014 print number 4855b
amend and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2013 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1447
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 11, 2013 print number 4855a
amend and recommit to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Apr 26, 2013 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Bill Amendments

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B (Active)

S4855 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6978B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §97, Nav L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6360, A9049

S4855 - Summary

Relates to liability of pilots.

S4855 - Sponsor Memo

S4855 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4855

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in  relation  to  the  liability  of
  pilots

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

  Section 1.  Section 97 of the navigation law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY
PERSON SEEKING TO HOLD A PILOT PROVIDING SERVICES PURSUANT TO A  LICENSE
ISSUED  UNDER  THE AUTHORITY OF THIS ARTICLE, LIABLE FOR DAMAGES, INJURY
OR LOSS OCCASIONED BY THE PILOT'S ERRORS, OMISSIONS, FAULT  OR  NEGLECT,
SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  TO  PROVE BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE THAT THE
DAMAGES, INJURY OR LOSS AROSE FROM THE PILOT'S GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILL-
FUL MISCONDUCT.
  S 2.  This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07997-01-3

S4855A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6978B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §97, Nav L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6360, A9049

S4855A - Summary

Relates to liability of pilots.

S4855A - Sponsor Memo

S4855A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4855--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  navigation law, in relation to the liability of
  pilots

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

  Section  1.    Section 97 of the navigation law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. A STATE PILOT IS A SERVANT AND/OR AGENT  OF  THE  VESSEL  AND  ITS
OWNER  AND  OPERATOR  ONLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF A DEFENSE TO LIABILITY FOR
PILOTAGE SERVICES RENDERED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  S 2.  This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after  it  shall
have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07997-02-3

S4855B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6978B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §97, Nav L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6360, A9049

S4855B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to liability of pilots.

S4855B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4855B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4855--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 26, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
  Parks and Recreation -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in  relation  to  the  liability  of
  pilots

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

  Section 1.  Section 97 of the navigation law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  A  STATE  PILOT  IS  A SERVANT AND/OR AGENT OF THE VESSEL AND ITS
OWNER, DEMISE CHARTERER AND OPERATOR ONLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF  A  DEFENSE
TO LIABILITY FOR PILOTAGE SERVICES RENDERED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
  S  2.   This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07997-05-4

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