assembly Bill A1516

2017-2018 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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 08, 2018 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.115
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 08, 2017 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 16, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.136
Mar 13, 2017 reported
Mar 07, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 12, 2017 referred to judiciary

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A1516 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd §215, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7037
2019-2020: A1945

A1516 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A1516 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1516

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, GALEF, CAHILL, COLTON, HOOPER, ABBATE,
  GUNTHER,  TITONE,  M. G. MILLER, SEPULVEDA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A.  GOTTFRIED, JENNE -- read once and referred 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.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04102-01-7