senate Bill S4868A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to admissibility of an opposing party's statement

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2017 committed to rules
May 22, 2017 amended on third reading 4868a
May 01, 2017 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2017 2nd report cal.
Apr 25, 2017 1st report cal.630
Mar 03, 2017 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Apr 25, 2017 - Judiciary committee Vote

S4868
18
1
committee
18
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4868 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5919A
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add §4551, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7312, A7320

S4868 - Summary

Relates to admissibility of an opposing party's statement.

S4868 - Sponsor Memo

S4868 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4868

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2017
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD06796-02-7

S4868A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5919A
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add §4551, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7312, A7320

S4868A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to admissibility of an opposing party's statement.

S4868A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4868A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4868--A
    Cal. No. 630

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2017
                               ___________

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 -- reported favorably from
  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

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  MADE  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.
                                                           LBD06796-03-7

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