senate Bill S2243

2017-2018 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 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
passed senate
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

Votes

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May 22, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S2243
33
1
committee
33
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 22, 2018 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2243
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Jan 22, 2018

May 2, 2017 - Finance committee Vote

S2243
35
0
committee
35
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 14, 2017 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2243
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2017

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S2243 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5163
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §29-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3720, A1269
2011-2012: S4508, A3884
2013-2014: S3942, A4380
2015-2016: S2160, A2258
2019-2020: A4094

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

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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