senate Bill S3049

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that an affirmation of a health care practitioner may be served or filed in an action in lieu of and with same force and effect as an affidavit

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 11, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 23, 2021 1st report cal.410
Jan 27, 2021 referred to judiciary

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S3049 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A197
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd R2106, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1725
2011-2012: A2061
2013-2014: S6444, A5142
2015-2016: S719, A447
2017-2018: S1090, A2540
2019-2020: S877, A784

S3049 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that an affirmation of a health care practitioner may be served or filed in an action in lieu of and with same force and effect as an affidavit (changes the current reference in existing provisions from "physician, osteopath or dentist" to "health care practitioner").

S3049 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3049 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3049
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. RIVERA, HOYLMAN, SEPULVEDA -- 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  chang-
   ing  reference  from  physician,  osteopath  or dentist to health care
   practitioner

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Rule 2106 of the civil practice law and rules, as amended
 by chapter 380 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
   Rule 2106. Affirmation of truth of statement. (a) The statement of  an
 attorney  admitted  to  practice  in  the  courts  of the state, or of a
 [physician, osteopath or dentist]  HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER  LICENSED,
 CERTIFIED,  OR authorized [by] UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION law to
 practice in the state, who is not a party to an action, when  subscribed
 and  affirmed  by  him OR HER to be true under the penalties of perjury,
 may be served or filed in the action in lieu of and with the same  force
 and effect as an affidavit.
   (b)  The  statement  of  any  person,  when  that person is physically
 located outside the geographic boundaries of the United  States,  Puerto
 Rico,  the  United  States  Virgin  Islands, or any territory or insular
 possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States,  subscribed
 and  affirmed  by that person to be true under the penalties of perjury,
 may be used in an action in lieu of and with the same force  and  effect
 as  an affidavit. Such affirmation shall be in substantially the follow-
 ing form:
   I affirm this ___ day of ______, ____, under the penalties of  perjury
 under  the  laws  of New York, which may include a fine or imprisonment,
 that I am physically located outside the geographic  boundaries  of  the
 United  States,  Puerto  Rico,  the United States Virgin Islands, or any
 territory or insular possession  subject  to  the  jurisdiction  of  the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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