Matter of County of Cayuga v Shah

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Matter of County of Cayuga v Shah 2015 NY Slip Op 04995 Decided on June 12, 2015 Appellate Division, Fourth Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law ยง 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

Decided on June 12, 2015 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., SMITH, CARNI, LINDLEY, AND DEJOSEPH, JJ.
652 CA 14-01886

[*1]IN THE MATTER OF COUNTY OF CAYUGA, PETITIONER-PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT,

v

NIRAV R. SHAH, M.D., M.P.H., COMMISSIONER, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, RESPONDENTS-DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS.

Appeal from a judgment (denominated order and judgment) of the Supreme Court, Cayuga County (Thomas G. Leone, A.J.), entered June 13, 2014 in a CPLR article 78 proceeding and a declaratory judgment action. The judgment, among other things, annulled respondents-defendants' determination dated February 10, 2014 that denied petitioner-plaintiff's claims for reimbursement of overburden expenses incurred prior to January 1, 2006.



ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN, ATTORNEY GENERAL, ALBANY (VICTOR PALADINO OF COUNSEL), FOR RESPONDENTS-DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS.

WHITEMAN OSTERMAN & HANNA LLP, ALBANY (CHRISTOPHER E. BUCKEY OF COUNSEL), AND NANCY ROSE STORMER, P.C., UTICA, FOR PETITIONER-PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT.



It is hereby ORDERED that the judgment so appealed from is unanimously modified on the law by denying the petition-complaint in its entirety and granting judgment in favor of respondents-defendants as follows:

It is ADJUDGED and DECLARED that section 61 of part D of section 1 of chapter 56 of the Laws of 2012 has not been shown to be unconstitutional,

and as modified the judgment is affirmed without costs (see Matter of County of Chautauqua v Shah [appeal No. 1], 126 AD3d 1317).

Entered: June 12, 2015

Frances E. Cafarell

Clerk of the Court