Bill Text: NY S05899 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to an action to recover damages for personal injury involving solid waste management and resource recovery facilities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-16 - REFERRED TO JUDICIARY [S05899 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05899-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          5899

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                    IN SENATE

                                      May 16, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- 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  an
          action  to  recover  damages for personal injury involving solid waste
          management and resource recovery facilities

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. The civil practice law and rules is amended by adding a new
     2  section 214-h to read as follows:
     3    §  214-h.  Action  to  recover  damages  for personal injury caused by
     4  violations involving solid waste management and resource recovery facil-
     5  ities. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary,  an  action
     6  to  recover  personal  damages for injury caused by a violation of title
     7  seven of article twenty-seven of the environmental conservation law, may
     8  be commenced by the plaintiff within six years from the date  the  cause
     9  of action accrued.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to actions
    11  arising on or after such effective date.





         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11774-02-9
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