Re: A 6698 / S 6636 (M. of A. Weinstein) (Senator Hoylman)
The bill referenced above will shortly be before you for executive action. A substantially similar version of this legislation was vetoed by you last year. Due to the failure of the legislature to address a litany of concerns raised regarding the earlier iteration of the bill, the New York State Society of Professional Engineers renews its request for disapproval of the legislation. This submittal is predicated in large measure upon the fact that the Society sees the need to tie the instant legislation to the broader issue of civil justice reform and, most importantly, inclusion of a true statute of repose for design liability claims in New York. Click Here to read more.