|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 16, 2022||advanced to third reading|
|May 11, 2022||2nd report cal.|
|May 10, 2022||1st report cal.1180|
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to judiciary|
|May 18, 2021||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S6810
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6810 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Estates, Powers and Trusts Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §5-4.6, EPT L
S6810 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that in the case of recovery of an award from the September 11th victim compensation fund consisting solely of non-economic losses, a personal representative may file a consent to the adequacy of the award by all interested parties in lieu of a compromise proceeding.
S6810 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6810 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the estates, powers and trusts law, in relation to creating an alternative method to compromising an award issued by the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund ("VCF") PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The proposed legislation would create an alternative simplified method for the family of victims to settle and collect a VCF award that consists entirely of non-economic losses. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 5-4.6 of the Estates, Powers, and Trusts Law which relates to the application to compromise an action. Section two sets the effective date.
S6810 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6810 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 18, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the estates, powers and trusts law, in relation to creating an alternative method to compromising an award issued by the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund ("VCF") THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 5-4.6 of the estates, powers and trusts law is amended by adding a new paragraph (g) to read as follows: (G) IN THE CASE OF A RECOVERY OF AN AWARD FROM THE SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH VICTIM COMPENSATION FUND OF TWO THOUSAND ONE ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO TITLE IV OF THE FEDERAL AIR TRANSPORTATION SAFETY AND SYSTEM STABILIZA- TION ACT, PUBLIC LAW 107-42, AS AMENDED, WHERE THE AWARD CONSISTS SOLELY OF NON-ECONOMIC LOSSES (FUNERAL EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT BEING INCLUDED AS NON-ECONOMIC LOSSES HEREIN) A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE MAY FILE A CONSENT TO THE ADEQUACY OF THE AWARD BY ALL INTERESTED PARTIES IN LIEU OF A COMPROMISE PROCEEDING. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11207-01-1
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