senate Bill S2160

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the engineers', architects', landscape architects' and land surveyors' good samaritan act

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1537
Jun 07, 2016 reported and committed to rules
May 23, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2015 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1444
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 01, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 21, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Jun 8, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S2160
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S2160
35
0
committee
35
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 23, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2160
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 23, 2016

aye wr (1)

Jun 10, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S2160
23
1
committee
23
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 1, 2015 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2160
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jun 1, 2015

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S2160 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2258
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง29-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3720, A1269
2011-2012: S4508, A3884
2013-2014: S3942, A4380
2017-2018: S2243, A5163
2019-2020: A4094

S2160 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "engineers', architects', landscape architects' and land surveyors' good samaritan act" to protect from liability for personal injury, wrongful death, property damage or other loss professional engineers, architects, landscape architects and land surveyors who render voluntary services, without compensation acting reasonably and in good faith, at the scene of a natural disaster or catastrophe.

S2160 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2160 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2160

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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 the executive law, in relation to  enacting  the  "engi-
  neers',  architects',  landscape  architects' and land surveyors' good
  samaritan act"

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

  Section  1.  The executive law is amended by adding a new section 29-f
to read as follows:
  S  29-F.  ENGINEERS',  ARCHITECTS',  LANDSCAPE  ARCHITECTS'  AND  LAND
SURVEYORS' GOOD SAMARITAN ACT. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "PROFESSIONAL  ENGINEER"  SHALL MEAN A PERSON DULY LICENSED UNDER
THE EDUCATION LAW AS A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER.
  (B) "ARCHITECT" SHALL MEAN A PERSON DULY LICENSED UNDER THE  EDUCATION
LAW AS AN ARCHITECT.
  (C)  "LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT" SHALL MEAN A PERSON DULY LICENSED UNDER THE
EDUCATION LAW AS A LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT.
  (D) "LAND SURVEYOR" SHALL MEAN A PERSON DULY LICENSED UNDER THE EDUCA-
TION LAW AS A PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR.
  (E) "PUBLIC OFFICIAL" SHALL MEAN ANY FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCALLY ELECTED
OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH  THE
EMERGENCY OR EVENT HAS OCCURRED.
  (F)  "PUBLIC  SAFETY  OFFICIAL"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY APPOINTED OR ELECTED
FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO  COOR-
DINATE PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR EVENT
HAS OCCURRED.
  (G)  "LAW  ENFORCEMENT  OFFICIAL"  SHALL MEAN ANY APPOINTED OR ELECTED
FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL OFFICIAL WITH EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITY TO  COOR-
DINATE  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  IN  THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE EMERGENCY OR
EVENT HAS OCCURRED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06422-01-5

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