|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S81
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S81 - Details
S81 - Summary
Provides that limited liability for persons held jointly liable shall not apply to parties held liable for failing to provide reasonable security or failing to provide security required by federal, state or local law, rules or regulations.
S81 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S81 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to limited liability of persons jointly liable PURPOSE: To provide that limited liability for persons held jointly liable shall not apply to parties held liable for failing to provide security as required by law, rule, or regulation SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 1602 of the civil practice law and rules by adding a new subdivision (14) to provide that limitations on liability will not apply to any person who owns, manages, and/or controls property or provides security for said property who fails to provide security as required by law, rule, or regulation. Section two provides the effective date and that the law shall apply to causes of action commenced or pending on or after such date. JUSTIFICATION: Where a tenant is raped by an intruder who gained access to the tenant's building through a defect in the building's security, New York is among a small number of states that asks a jury to apportion
S81 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 81 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to limited liability of persons jointly liable THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1602 of the civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new subdivision 14 to read as follows: 14. NOT APPLY TO ANY PERSON WHO OWNS, MANAGES, AND/OR CONTROLS PROPER- TY WHO IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED TO PROVIDE SECURITY AS REQUIRED BY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to causes of action commenced or pending on or after such date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01105-01-3
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