senate Bill S7760

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Extends the time limitations to commence certain actions

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8479 -

  • 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
Jun 30, 2014 signed chap.46
delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1225
substituted for s7760
Jun 10, 2014 substituted by a8479
Jun 09, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1225
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 05, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S7760 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4, Chap 266 of 1981

S7760 - Summary

Extends the time limitations to commence certain actions.

S7760 - Sponsor Memo

S7760 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 5, 2014

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend chapter 266 of the laws  of  1981,  amending  the  civil
  practice  law  and  rules relating to time limitations, in relation to
  extending time limitations for certain actions


  Section  1. Section 4 of chapter 266 of the laws of 1981, amending the
civil practice law and rules relating to time limitations, as amended by
chapter 69 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 4. Every cause of action for an injury or death  caused  by  contact
with  or exposure to phenoxy herbicides while serving as a member of the
armed forces of the United States in Indo-China from February  28,  1961
through May 7, 1975, which is or would be barred prior to June 16, 1985,
because  the  applicable  period  of  limitation  has  expired is hereby
revived and extended and any action thereon may be commenced and  prose-
cuted  provided  such action is commenced not later than June 16, [2014]
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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