senate Bill S345

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the statute of limitations for actions based on employment discrimination

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2023 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2023 advanced to third reading
Jan 18, 2023 2nd report cal.
Jan 17, 2023 1st report cal.133
Jan 04, 2023 referred to judiciary

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S345 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A65
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Civil Practice Law and Rules
Laws Affected:
Amd §213, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11293
2019-2020: S6322, A304
2021-2022: S849, A233

S345 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the statute of limitations for actions based on discriminatory practices in employment; establishes action must be commenced within six years.

S345 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S345 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    345
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 4, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GOUNARDES,  BROUK, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, LIU,
   MAYER, RIVERA, SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS -- 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 actions based upon unlawful  discriminatory
   practice in employment
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The section heading and subdivisions 7, 8 and 9 of  section
 213  of the civil practice law and rules, the section heading as amended
 and subdivision 7 as renumbered by chapter  43  of  the  laws  of  1975,
 subdivision  7 as amended by chapter 532 of the laws of 1963, and subdi-
 vision 8 as amended by chapter 403 of the laws of 2004, and  subdivision
 9  as  added  by  chapter  184 of the laws of 2019 are amended and a new
 subdivision 10 is added to read as follows:
   Actions to be commenced within six years: where not otherwise provided
 for; on contract; on sealed instrument; on bond or  note,  and  mortgage
 upon real property; by state based on misappropriation of public proper-
 ty; based on mistake; by corporation against director, officer or stock-
 holder;  based  on fraud; BASED UPON UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE IN
 EMPLOYMENT.
   7. an action by or on behalf of a corporation  against  a  present  or
 former director, officer or stockholder for an accounting, or to procure
 a judgment on the ground of fraud, or to enforce a liability, penalty or
 forfeiture, or to recover damages for waste or for an injury to property
 or for an accounting in conjunction therewith[.];
   8.  an  action based upon fraud; the time within which the action must
 be commenced shall be the greater of six years from the date  the  cause
 of action accrued or two years from the time the plaintiff or the person

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00025-01-3

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