senate Bill S4902

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes a time period in which an action to recover damages for injury arising from domestic violence must be brought

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to judiciary
Apr 23, 2015 referred to judiciary

S4902 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7037
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง215, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5231, A1516
2019-2020: S2416, A1945

S4902 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a time period in which an action to recover damages for injury arising from domestic violence must be brought.

S4902 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4902 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4902

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  estab-
  lishing a time period in which an action to recover damages for injury
  arising from domestic violence must be brought

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

  Section 1. Section 215 of the civil practice law and rules is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  OPENING PARAGRAPH OF THIS SECTION, AN ACTION
THAT MAY BE BROUGHT TO RECOVER DAMAGES FOR INJURY ARISING FROM  DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE,  AS DEFINED IN SECTION FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A OF THE SOCIAL
SERVICES LAW, SHALL BE COMMENCED  WITHIN  TWO  YEARS.  NOTHING  IN  THIS
SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE CONSTRUED TO MODIFY ANY TIME LIMITATION CONTAINED
IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS ARTICLE OR SUBDIVISION EIGHT  OF
THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10326-01-5

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