assembly Bill A7320

2015-2016 Legislative Session

In relation to admissibility of an opposing party's statement

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2016 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.281
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 02, 2015 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 29, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.507
May 28, 2015 reported
May 05, 2015 referred to judiciary

A7320 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7312
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add ยง4551, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A5919, A9009, S4868

A7320 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to admissibility of an opposing party's statement.

A7320 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7320

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 5, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. WEINSTEIN -- (at request of the Office of Court
  Administration) -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Judici-
  ary

AN  ACT to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to admis-
  sibility of an opposing party's statement

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

  Section 1. The civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new
section 4551 to read as follows:
  S  4551.  ADMISSIBILITY  OF AN OPPOSING PARTY'S STATEMENT. A STATEMENT
OFFERED AGAINST AN OPPOSING PARTY SHALL NOT BE EXCLUDED FROM EVIDENCE AS
HEARSAY IF MADE BY A PERSON WHOM THE OPPOSING PARTY AUTHORIZED TO MAKE A
STATEMENT ON THE SUBJECT OR BY THE OPPOSING PARTY'S AGENT OR EMPLOYEE ON
A MATTER WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THAT RELATIONSHIP AND DURING THE  EXISTENCE
OF THAT RELATIONSHIP.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all
actions pending on or after its effective date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09375-02-5

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