senate Bill S7312

2015-2016 Legislative Session

In relation to admissibility of an opposing party's statement

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2016 committed to rules
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1131
Apr 15, 2016 referred to judiciary

Votes

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May 24, 2016 - Judiciary committee Vote

S7312
16
2
committee
16
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7312 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7320
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add ยง4551, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4868, A5919, A9009

S7312 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to admissibility of an opposing party's statement.

S7312 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7312 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7312

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BONACIC -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin-
  istration) -- 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 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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