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Public Authorities (PBA) CHAPTER 43-A, ARTICLE 8, TITLE 28
§ 2622. Actions. 1. In any case founded upon tort a notice of claim
shall be required as a condition precedent to the commencement of an
action or special proceeding against the authority or any officer,
appointee or employee thereof, and the provisions of section fifty-e of
the general municipal law shall govern the giving of such notice.

2. Except in an action for wrongful death, no action shall be
commenced (a) prior to the expiration of thirty days from the date on
which the demand claim or claims upon which the action is founded were
presented to a member of the authority or other officer thereof
designated for such purpose; nor (b) more than one year and ninety days
after the cause of action therefor shall have accrued. An action against
the authority for wrongful death shall be commenced in accordance with
the notice of claim and time limitation provisions of title eleven of
article nine of this chapter.

3. The venue of any action or proceeding against the authority or its
members, officers, employees or agents, or in which any question arises
as to the validity of any section of this act, shall be laid in the
county in which the principal office of the authority is located.

4. Notwithstanding subdivision three of this section, exclusive
jurisdiction is hereby conferred upon the court of claims to hear and
determine any claim of any person brought hereafter against the
authority to recover damages for injuries to property or for personal
injury arising out of the operation by the authority of any
participating olympic facility owned by the state or of the Belleayre
Mountain ski center or of the Gore mountain ski center, in the same
manner and to the extent provided and subject to the provisions of the
court of claims act with respect to claims against the state, and to
make awards and render judgments therefor. The payment of awards and
judgments for any such claims brought in the supreme court pursuant to
this title or in the court of claims shall be made from appropriations
for judgments against the state pursuant to section twenty of the court
of claims act.