|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 03, 2022||committed to rules|
|May 16, 2022||advanced to third reading|
|May 11, 2022||2nd report cal.|
|May 10, 2022||1st report cal.1174|
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to judiciary|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S472
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S472 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- Civil Practice Law and Rules
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §3103, add Art 31-A §§3141 - 3143, CPLR
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
S472 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S472 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the civil practice law and rules, in relation to enact- ing the "sunshine in litigation act" regarding protective orders PURPOSE OF BILL: To enact the Sunshine in Litigation Act to prohibit settlement agree- ments which conceal a public hazard or any information that would iden- tify a public hazard. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF BILL: Section 3141 titles the bill "Sunshine in Litigation Act". Section 3142 defines governmental entity, public hazard, and trade secret.
S472 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 472 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. 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 enact- ing the "sunshine in litigation act" regarding protective orders THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 3103 of the civil practice law and rules, as amended by chapter 205 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (a) Prevention of abuse. [The] SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION THIRTY-ONE HUNDRED FORTY-THREE OF THIS CHAPTER, THE court may at any time on its own initiative, or on motion of any party or of any person from whom or about whom discovery is sought, make a protective order denying, limiting, conditioning or regulating the use of any disclosure device. Such order shall be designed to prevent unreasonable annoyance, expense, embarrassment, disadvantage, or other prejudice to any person or the courts. § 2. The civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new arti- cle 31-A to read as follows: ARTICLE 31-A SUNSHINE IN LITIGATION ACT SECTION 3141. SHORT TITLE. 3142. DEFINITIONS. 3143. SUNSHINE IN LITIGATION; CONCEALMENT OF PUBLIC HAZARDS PROHIBITED. § 3141. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE "SUNSHINE IN LITIGATION ACT". § 3142. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS OTHERWISE SO STATED, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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