senate Bill S5156

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the meaning of the term "newspaper" for purposes of publishing certain notices required by law

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to judiciary
May 13, 2013 referred to judiciary

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S5156 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7654
Law Section:
General Construction Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §60, Gen Con L

S5156 - Summary

Relates to the meaning of the term "newspaper" for purposes of publishing certain notices required by law.

S5156 - Sponsor Memo

S5156 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5156

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general construction law, in relation to the meaning
  of the term "newspaper" for the purposes of publishing certain notices
  required by law

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  c  of section 60 of the general construction
law, as added by chapter 767 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read  as
follows:
  c.  The  term "newspaper of a county, city, town or village" when used
in a statute shall mean a newspaper published,  circulated,  printed  or
distributed  in  the county, city, town or village.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
LAW TO THE CONTRARY, IN ANY CASE IN WHICH NOTICE OF ANY FACT IS REQUIRED
BY LAW TO BE PUBLISHED BY OR ADVERTISED IN A NEWSPAPER, THE TERM  "NEWS-
PAPER  OF A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE" SHALL INCLUDE, IN ADDITION TO
ITS PHYSICAL PUBLICATION, ANY LEGAL NOTICE SECTION  MAINTAINED  BY  SUCH
NEWSPAPER  OR  BY  ONE  OF ITS CORPORATE SUBSIDIARIES ON THE NEWSPAPER'S
WEBSITE. NOTICE OF ANY FACT REQUIRED BY LAW TO BE PUBLISHED IN A NEWSPA-
PER WILL BE DEEMED SUFFICIENT IF PUBLISHED IN THE FORM AND FOR THE DURA-
TION REQUIRED BY LAW IN SUCH  LEGAL  NOTICE  SECTION  OF  A  NEWSPAPER'S
WEBSITE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10483-02-3

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