|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2018||committed to rules|
|May 31, 2018||advanced to third reading|
|May 30, 2018||2nd report cal.|
|May 22, 2018||1st report cal.1335|
|Jan 22, 2018||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 13, 2017||referred to higher education|
delivered to assembly
|May 08, 2017||advanced to third reading|
|May 03, 2017||2nd report cal.|
|May 02, 2017||1st report cal.747|
|Mar 15, 2017||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 12, 2017||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S2243
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2243 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2243 (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.
S2243 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2243 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the executive law, in relation to enacting the "engineers', architects', landscape architects' and land surveyors' good samaritan act" PURPOSE : To provide professional engineers, architects, landscape architects and land surveyors immunity from liability for providing volunteer services during times of crisis and catastrophe. Such immunity would not be applied in cases of wanton, willful, or intentional misconduct, nor to services provided more than 90 days after the termination of the disaster or emergency. This legislation shall not affect the liability of any government which requests a volunteer to perform these services. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one adds a new section 29-f to the executive law to provide that any engineer, architect, landscape architect and land surveyor who renders services arising from or in connection with a response to or recovery or relief from of a declared national, state or local disaster or emergency shall not be liable for certain damages that may occur.
S2243 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2243 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 12, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HANNON, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Home- land Security 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: § 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.
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