|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 01, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 24, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 23, 2021||1st report cal.401|
|Feb 11, 2021||committee discharged and committed to social services|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to children and families|
senate Bill S672
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S672 (ACTIVE) - Details
S672 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S672 SPONSOR: SANDERS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law and the civil practice law and rules, in relation to a civil cause of action for human trafficking PURPOSE: To amend the social services law and the civil practice law and rules, in relation to civil cause of action for human trafficking. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends the subdivision (c) of section 483-bb of the social services law, as added by chapter 368 of the laws of 2015 to provide as follows: an individual who is a victim of the conduct prohib- ited by section 230.33, 230.34, 135.35 or 135.37 of the penal law may bring civil action against the perpetrator or whoever knowingly advances or profits from the act in violation of these sections to recover actu-
S672 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 672 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the social services law and the civil practice law and rules, in relation to a civil cause of action for human trafficking THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (c) of section 483-bb of the social services law, as amended by chapter 189 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: (c) (I) An individual who is a victim of the conduct prohibited by section 230.33, 230.34, 230.34-a, 135.35 or 135.37 of the penal law may bring a civil action against the perpetrator or whoever knowingly advances or profits from, or whoever should have known he or she was advancing or profiting from, an act in violation of section 230.33, 230.34, 230.34-a, 135.35 or 135.37 of the penal law to recover ACTUAL, COMPENSATORY AND PUNITIVE damages [and], INJUNCTIVE RELIEF, ANY COMBINA- TION OF THOSE OR ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE RELIEF, AS WELL AS reasonable attorney's fees. (II) AN ACTION BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE COMMENCED WITHIN FIFTEEN YEARS OF THE DATE ON WHICH THE TRAFFICKING VICTIM WAS FREED FROM THE TRAFFICKING SITUATION OR, IF THE VICTIM WAS A MINOR WHEN THE ACT OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AGAINST THE VICTIM OCCURRED, WITHIN FIFTEEN YEARS AFTER THE DATE THE VICTIM ATTAINS THE AGE OF MAJORITY. (III) IF A PERSON ENTITLED TO SUE IS UNDER A DISABILITY AT THE TIME THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES SO THAT IT IS IMPOSSIBLE OR IMPRACTICABLE FOR HIM OR HER TO BRING AN ACTION UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TIME OF THE DISABILITY IS NOT PART OF THE TIME LIMITED FOR THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE ACTION. DISABILITY WILL TOLL THE RUNNING OF THE STATUTE OF LIMITA- TIONS FOR THIS ACTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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