Section 6-628 of the Village Law as it applies to the Village of East
Rockaway, New York, is hereby amended to read as follows:
§ 6-628. Liability of village in certain actions.
No civil action shall be brought or maintained against the Village of
East Rockaway, New York, for damages or injuries to persons or property sustained
in consequence of any street, highway, bridge, culvert, sidewalk or crosswalk
being defective, out of repair, unsafe, dangerous or obstructed or in consequence
of the existence or accumulation of snow or ice upon any street, highway,
bridge, culvert, sidewalk or crosswalk unless written notice of the existence
of such condition, relating to the particular place, had, prior to the happening
of the event causing such damages or injuries to persons or property, actually
been given to the Board of Trustees of the Village of East Rockaway, New York,
and there had been a failure or neglect on the part of said village to cause
such condition to be corrected or such snow or ice to be removed, or the place
otherwise made reasonably safe within a reasonable time after the receipt
of such notice.
Nothing herein contained shall be held to revive any claim or cause
of action now barred by any existing requirement or statute of limitations
nor to waive any existing limitation now applicable to any claim or cause
of action against the Village of East Rockaway, New York.