senate Bill S2511A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to truth and fairness in asbestos litigation

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2018 print number 2511a
Jun 08, 2018 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 07, 2018 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 06, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to judiciary
Jan 13, 2017 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Mar 6, 2018 - Judiciary committee Vote

S2511
10
7
committee
10
Aye
7
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S2511 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10964
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add Art 99 §§9901 - 9907, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A53

S2511 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to truth and fairness in asbestos litigation; provides for requirements in trust claims.

S2511 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2511 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2511

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BONACIC,  DeFRANCISCO  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Judici-
  ary

AN  ACT  to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to truth
  and fairness in asbestos litigation

  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
article 99 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 99
                     TRUTH IN ASBESTOS TRUST CLAIMS
SECTION 9901. DEFINITIONS.
        9902. REQUIREMENT TO MAKE TRUST CLAIMS.
        9903. NOTICE OF TRUST CLAIM; PRODUCTION OF TRUST CLAIM MATERIAL.
        9904. FAILURE  TO  MAKE  TRUST CLAIM OR PROVIDE NOTICE AND TRUST
                CLAIM MATERIAL.
        9905. MOTION TO STAY.
        9906. RESPONSE TO MOTION TO STAY.
        9907. STAY OF PROCEEDINGS.
        9908. EVIDENCE OF TRUST CLAIMS.
        9909. MOTION FOR SANCTIONS.
  § 9901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  (1) "ASBESTOS TRUST" MEANS  A  GOVERNMENT-APPROVED  OR  COURT-APPROVED
TRUST,  QUALIFIED  SETTLEMENT FUND, COMPENSATION FUND OR CLAIMS FACILITY
CREATED AS A RESULT OF AN ADMINISTRATIVE OR LEGAL  ACTION,  A  COURT-AP-
PROVED BANKRUPTCY, OR PURSUANT TO 11 U.S.C. 524(G) OR 11 U.S.C. 1121 (A)
OR  OTHER  APPLICABLE PROVISION OF LAW, THAT IS INTENDED, IN WHOLE OR IN
PART, TO PROVIDE COMPENSATION TO CLAIMANTS ARISING OUT OF, BASED ON,  OR
RELATED TO THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07815-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S2511A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10964
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add Art 99 §§9901 - 9907, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A53

S2511A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to truth and fairness in asbestos litigation; provides for requirements in trust claims.

S2511A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2511A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2511--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BONACIC, AKSHAR, BOYLE, BRESLIN, DeFRANCISCO, GALLI-
  VAN,  GOLDEN,  GRIFFO,  HELMING, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, ORTT, RANZENHOFER,
  SEPULVEDA, SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary  --  recommitted
  to the Committee on Judiciary in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Commit-
  tee  on Finance -- committee discharged and said bill committed to the
  Committee on Rules --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to truth
  and fairness in asbestos litigation

  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
article 99 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 99
                     TRUTH IN ASBESTOS TRUST CLAIMS
SECTION 9901. DEFINITIONS.
        9902. REQUIREMENT TO MAKE TRUST CLAIMS.
        9903. NOTICE OF TRUST CLAIM; PRODUCTION OF TRUST CLAIM MATERIAL.
        9904. FAILURE  TO  MAKE  TRUST CLAIM OR PROVIDE NOTICE AND TRUST
               CLAIM MATERIAL.
        9905. IDENTIFICATION OF  ADDITIONAL  ASBESTOS  TRUST  CLAIMS  BY
               DEFENDANTS.
        9906. EVIDENCE OF TRUST CLAIMS.
        9907. MOTION FOR SANCTIONS.
  §  9901.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED IN THIS ARTICLE: (1) "ASBESTOS TRUST"
MEANS A GOVERNMENT-APPROVED OR COURT-APPROVED TRUST,  QUALIFIED  SETTLE-
MENT  FUND,  COMPENSATION FUND OR CLAIMS FACILITY CREATED AS A RESULT OF
AN ADMINISTRATIVE OR  LEGAL  ACTION,  A  COURT-APPROVED  BANKRUPTCY,  OR
PURSUANT  TO  11  U.S.C. 524(G) OR 11 U.S.C. 1121(A) OR OTHER APPLICABLE

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

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