|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.407|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S1068
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1068 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1068 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that estimations, measures, or calculations of past, present or future damages for lost earnings or impaired earning capacity resulting from personal injury or wrongful death shall not be reduced based on race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, sex, familial status, marital status, or status as a victim of domestic violence.
S1068 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1068 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to judg- ments PURPOSE OF BILL: To prohibit judgement estimations, measures or calculations of damages from being based on race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sexu- al orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, sex, familial status, marital status, or status as a victim of domestic violence. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 5011 of the civil practice law and rules, as amended by section 52 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011 by prohibiting estimations, measures, or calculations of past,
S1068 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1068 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BIAGGI, HOYLMAN -- 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 judg- ments THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 5011 of the civil practice law and rules, as amended by section 52 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: § 5011. Definition and content of judgment. A judgment is the determi- nation of the rights of the parties in an action or special proceeding and may be either interlocutory or final. A judgment shall refer to, and state the result of, the verdict or decision, or recite the default upon which it is based. A judgment may direct that property be paid into court when the party would not have the benefit or use or control of such property or where special circumstances make it desirable that payment or delivery to the party entitled to it should be withheld. ESTIMATIONS, MEASURES, OR CALCULATIONS OF PAST, PRESENT, OR FUTURE DAMAGES FOR LOST EARNINGS OR IMPAIRED EARNING CAPACITY RESULTING FROM PERSONAL INJURY OR WRONGFUL DEATH SHALL NOT BE REDUCED BASED ON RACE, CREED, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, MILITARY STATUS, SEX, FAMILIAL STATUS, MARITAL STATUS, OR STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. In any case where damages are awarded to an inmate serving a sentence of imprisonment with the state department of corrections and community supervision or to a prisoner confined at a local correctional facility, the court shall give prompt written notice to the office of victim services, and at the same time shall direct that no payment be made to such inmate or prisoner for a period of thirty days following the date of entry of the order containing such direction. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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