assembly Bill A2942A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Permits antitrust fines or penalties to be paid to the office of victim services in the court's discretion

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 12, 2011 referred to investigations and government operations
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 24, 2011 advanced to third reading cal.147
Mar 22, 2011 reported
Mar 15, 2011 reported referred to codes
Feb 28, 2011 print number 2942a
Feb 28, 2011 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 21, 2011 referred to governmental operations

Co-Sponsors

A2942 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §347-a, Gen Bus L; amd §623, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1046
2013-2014: A5386
2015-2016: A2661
2017-2018: A3555
2019-2020: A4054

A2942 - Summary

Provides that in any action commenced under the state's anti-trust law, the court may direct that all or any part of a criminal fine or civil penalty imposed upon a violator may, in the court's discretion, be ordered to be deposited with the office of victim services.

A2942 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2942

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DESTITO, PRETLOW, CLARK, SPANO -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the general business  law  and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation to the disposition of certain fines

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
347-a to read as follows:
  S 347-A. FINES PAYABLE TO CRIME VICTIMS BOARD.   FOLLOWING  SENTENCING
FOR  A CRIME PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE
OR UPON A JUDGMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO-A OF THIS
ARTICLE, THE COURT IN ITS DISCRETION MAY  DETERMINE  THAT  ANY  FINE  OR
PENALTY  OR ANY PORTION THEREOF SHALL BE PAID TO THE CRIME VICTIMS BOARD
TO BE EXPENDED FOR ANY PURPOSE OF ARTICLE TWENTY-TWO  OF  THE  EXECUTIVE
LAW   AS  PROVIDED  BY  SUBDIVISION  NINETEEN  OF  SECTION  SIX  HUNDRED
TWENTY-THREE OF SUCH LAW.
  S 2. Subdivision 19 of section 623 of the executive law, as amended by
section 8 of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  19.  To  accept,  with  the  approval of the governor, as agent of the
state, any grant  including  federal  grants,  ANY  FINES  OR  PENALTIES
IMPOSED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THREE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE OR THREE HUNDRED
FORTY-TWO-A OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW AND MADE PAYABLE  TO  THE  BOARD
PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN-A OF SUCH LAW, or any gift
for the purposes of this article. Any monies so received may be expended
by  the office to effectuate any purpose of this article, subject to the
applicable provisions of the state finance law.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law  and shall apply to any judgment entered or fine or
penalty imposed on or after such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06367-01-1

Co-Sponsors

A2942A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §347-a, Gen Bus L; amd §623, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1046
2013-2014: A5386
2015-2016: A2661
2017-2018: A3555
2019-2020: A4054

A2942A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that in any action commenced under the state's anti-trust law, the court may direct that all or any part of a criminal fine or civil penalty imposed upon a violator may, in the court's discretion, be ordered to be deposited with the office of victim services.

A2942A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2942--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. DESTITO, PRETLOW, CLARK, SPANO -- read once and
  referred to the Committee  on  Governmental  Operations  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business law and the executive law, in
  relation to the disposition of certain fines

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
347-a to read as follows:
  S  347-A.  FINES  PAYABLE TO THE OFFICE OF VICTIM SERVICES.  FOLLOWING
SENTENCING FOR A CRIME PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE  HUNDRED  FORTY-ONE  OF
THIS  ARTICLE  OR  UPON  A  JUDGMENT  PURSUANT  TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED
FORTY-TWO-A OF THIS ARTICLE, THE COURT IN ITS DISCRETION  MAY  DETERMINE
THAT  ANY  FINE  OR  PENALTY OR ANY PORTION THEREOF SHALL BE PAID TO THE
OFFICE OF VICTIM SERVICES TO BE EXPENDED  FOR  ANY  PURPOSE  OF  ARTICLE
TWENTY-TWO  OF  THE EXECUTIVE LAW AS PROVIDED BY SUBDIVISION NINETEEN OF
SECTION SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE OF SUCH LAW.
  S 2. Subdivision 19 of section 623 of the executive law, as amended by
section 8 of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  19.  To  accept,  with  the  approval of the governor, as agent of the
state, any grant  including  federal  grants,  ANY  FINES  OR  PENALTIES
IMPOSED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THREE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE OR THREE HUNDRED
FORTY-TWO-A OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW AND MADE PAYABLE TO  THE  OFFICE
PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN-A OF SUCH LAW, or any gift
for the purposes of this article. Any monies so received may be expended
by  the office to effectuate any purpose of this article, subject to the
applicable provisions of the state finance law.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law  and shall apply to any judgment entered or fine or
penalty imposed on or after such date.

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