senate Bill S7093

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to admissibility of an opposing party's statement

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.796
substituted for a8040
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1732
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 28, 2021 referred to judiciary

S7093 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8040
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Add §4549, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6335, A7599

S7093 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the rules of evidence to permit the admission of an opposing party's statement if made by an agent or employee made within the scope of that relationship and during the existence of that relationship.

S7093 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7093 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7093
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HOYLMAN -- (at request of the Office of Court Admin-
   istration) -- 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 admis-
   sibility of an opposing party's statement

   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 4549 to read as follows:
   §  4549.  ADMISSIBILITY  OF AN OPPOSING PARTY'S STATEMENT. A STATEMENT
 OFFERED AGAINST AN OPPOSING PARTY SHALL NOT BE EXCLUDED FROM EVIDENCE AS
 HEARSAY IF MADE BY A PERSON WHOM THE OPPOSING PARTY AUTHORIZED TO MAKE A
 STATEMENT ON THE SUBJECT OR BY THE OPPOSING PARTY'S AGENT OR EMPLOYEE ON
 A MATTER WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THAT RELATIONSHIP AND DURING THE  EXISTENCE
 OF THAT RELATIONSHIP.
   §  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to all
 actions pending on or after its effective date.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10789-01-1


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