senate Bill S66

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the statute of limitations for civil actions related to certain sexual offenses committed against a person eighteen years of age or older

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2021 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 26, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1291
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 11, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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May 26, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S66
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 11, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S66
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: May 11, 2021

aye wr (3)

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S66 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A648
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add §214-i, amd R3403, CPLR; add §219-e, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6810, A8726

S66 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the statute of limitations for civil actions related to certain sexual offenses committed against a person eighteen years of age or older, revives such actions otherwise barred by the existing statute of limitations and grants trial preference to such actions; directs the chief administrator of the courts to promulgate rules for the timely adjudication of certain revived actions.

S66 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S66 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    66
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, BIAGGI, GOUNARDES, JACKSON, KAPLAN, KENNE-
   DY, LIU, MAY, SALAZAR -- 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 the
   statute of limitations for civil actions  related  to  certain  sexual
   offenses  committed  against  a person eighteen years of age or older,
   reviving such actions otherwise barred  by  the  existing  statute  of
   limitations  and  granting  trial  preference  to such actions; and to
   amend the judiciary law, in relation to directing the  chief  adminis-
   trator  of  the courts to promulgate rules for the timely adjudication
   of certain revived actions
 
   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 214-i to read as follows:
   § 214-I. CERTAIN SEXUAL OFFENSE ACTIONS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION
 OF  LAW  WHICH  IMPOSES  A  PERIOD OF LIMITATION TO THE CONTRARY AND THE
 PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER LAW PERTAINING TO THE  FILING  OF  A  NOTICE  OF
 CLAIM  OR A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO FILE A CLAIM AS A CONDITION PRECEDENT
 TO COMMENCEMENT OF AN ACTION OR SPECIAL PROCEEDING, EVERY CIVIL CLAIM OR
 CAUSE OF ACTION BROUGHT AGAINST ANY PARTY ALLEGING INTENTIONAL OR NEGLI-
 GENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS BY A PERSON FOR PHYSICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, OR OTHER
 INJURY OR CONDITION SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF CONDUCT WHICH WOULD  CONSTI-
 TUTE  A  SEXUAL  OFFENSE AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE
 PENAL LAW COMMITTED AGAINST SUCH PERSON WHO WAS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR
 OLDER, OR INCEST AS DEFINED IN SECTION 255.26 OR 255.27 OF THE PENAL LAW
 COMMITTED AGAINST SUCH PERSON WHO WAS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF  AGE  OR  OLDER,
 WHICH  IS  BARRED  AS  OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION BECAUSE THE
 APPLICABLE PERIOD OF LIMITATION HAS EXPIRED, AND/OR THE PLAINTIFF PREVI-
 OUSLY FAILED TO FILE A NOTICE OF CLAIM OR A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO  FILE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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