The NY legislature is in recess having ended their  sessions on  July 1, 2018. They will resume in January 2019 for the next 6 month session.

The  adverse possession law  changed a few years ago so as to stop wasting court time. "The real property actions and proceeding law is amended by adding  a new section 543"  The existence of De-Minimus Non-structural encroachments including but not limited to  fences, hedges shrubbery, plantings, sheds and non structural walls shall be deemed to be permissive and non-adverse. The act of  lawn mowing or similar maintenance across the boundary line of an adjoining  landowners property shall be deemed permissive and non-adverse. 

Bill S750 2017-18 Session

Prohibits possession of e-cigarettes on school grounds

  • Signed by Governor

July 25, 2017  |  Signed by Governor

Sponsor: RITCHIE


Bill A4027 2017-18 Session
From the glory days of the  gold coast  hunting season ,the following law was  enacted:

Extends provisions relating to youth pheasant hunting days on Long Island

Signed by Governor

August 21, 2017  |  Signed by Governor

Sponsor: ENGLEBRIGHT


Bill A4703 2017-18 Session

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 711-b of the executive law, protection of water supplies, S 711-b. Review of water supplier vulnerability analysis assessments. The commissioner, OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, shall review each vulnerability analysis assessment [from] PREPARED BY a water supplier [transmitted to the division from the department of health] pursuant to section elev- en hundred twenty-five of the public health law. The commissioner may issue recommendations or general guidance to the water supplier based on the assessment to enhance protections against a terrorist attack or cyber attack. Such recommendations and guidance shall be kept confiden tial and shall be exempt from disclosure under article six of the public officers law.