senate Bill S66

Signed By Governor
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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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2022 signed chap.203
May 23, 2022 delivered to governor
returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.282
substituted for a648a
Apr 26, 2022 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2022 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2022 1st report cal.581
Feb 11, 2022 print number 66a
Feb 11, 2022 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 11, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
returned to senate
died in assembly
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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Mar 1, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S66A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 11, 2022 - Judiciary committee Vote

S66
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Jan 11, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

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)

Co-Sponsors

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S66 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A648
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 - 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 - Sponsor Memo

S66 - 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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S66A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A648
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

S66A (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.

S66A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S66A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   66--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, BAILEY, BIAGGI, BROOKS, GAUGHRAN, GIANARIS,
   GOUNARDES,  HARCKHAM, HINCHEY, JACKSON, KAPLAN, KENNEDY, KRUEGER, LIU,
   MAY,  MYRIE,  RAMOS,  REICHLIN-MELNICK,  RIVERA,  SALAZAR,  SEPULVEDA,
   SKOUFIS,  STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed
   to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary --  recommitted  to  the
   Committee  on  Judiciary  in  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   reported favorably from said committee and committed to the  Committee
   on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 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-j to read as follows:
   § 214-J. 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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