senate Bill S94A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to implementing the immigrant assistance service enforcement act

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2012 print number 94a
amend and recommit to rules
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Mar 23, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to consumer protection

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S94 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4887A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§460-h & 460-b, add §§460-k & 460-l, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4887A
2009-2010: A10162B, S7218A

S94 - Summary

Implements the immigrant assistance service enforcement act; increases fines imposed upon those who violate laws regarding immigrant assistance services; requires certain immigrant assistance service providers to be registered with the department of state.

S94 - Sponsor Memo

S94 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   94

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  implementing
  the immigrant assistance service enforcement act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "immigrant
assistance service enforcement act".
  S  2.  Section  460-h of the general business law, as added by chapter
463 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  S 460-h. Enforcement. Upon any violation of this article, an  applica-
tion  may  be  made by the attorney general in the name of the people of
the state to a court having jurisdiction to  issue  an  injunction,  and
upon notice to the respondent of not fewer than five days, to enjoin and
restrain  the  continuance  of  the violation. If it shall appear to the
satisfaction of the court or justice that the defendant  has,  in  fact,
violated  this  article,  an  injunction  may be issued by such court or
justice,  enjoining  and  restraining  any  further  violation,  without
requiring  proof  that  any person has, in fact, been injured or damaged
thereby. In any such proceeding, the court may make  allowances  to  the
attorney  general  as  provided  in  paragraph six of subdivision (a) of
section eighty-three hundred three of the civil practice law and  rules,
and  direct  restitution.  Whenever  the  court  shall  determine that a
violation of this article has occurred, the court  may  impose  a  civil
penalty  of  not more than [seven thousand five hundred dollars] FIFTEEN
THOUSAND DOLLARS for each violation.
  S 3. Section 460-i of the general business law, as  added  by  chapter
463 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  S  460-i.  Violations.  Any violation of any provision of this article
shall be a class A misdemeanor, and upon conviction the court may  order

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

S94A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4887A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§460-h & 460-b, add §§460-k & 460-l, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A4887A
2009-2010: A10162B, S7218A

S94A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Implements the immigrant assistance service enforcement act; increases fines imposed upon those who violate laws regarding immigrant assistance services; requires certain immigrant assistance service providers to be registered with the department of state.

S94A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S94A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  94--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Protection in accordance with
  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged and said bill committed
  to the Committee on  Rules  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the general business law, in relation to implementing
  the immigrant assistance service enforcement act

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

  Section  1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "immigrant
assistance service enforcement act".
  S 2. Section 460-h of the general business law, as  added  by  chapter
463 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  S  460-h. Enforcement. Upon any violation of this article, an applica-
tion may be made by the attorney general in the name of  the  people  of
the  state  to  a  court having jurisdiction to issue an injunction, and
upon notice to the respondent of not fewer than five days, to enjoin and
restrain the continuance of the violation. If it  shall  appear  to  the
satisfaction  of  the  court or justice that the defendant has, in fact,
violated this article, an injunction may be  issued  by  such  court  or
justice,  enjoining  and  restraining  any  further  violation,  without
requiring proof that any person has, in fact, been  injured  or  damaged
thereby.  In  any  such proceeding, the court may make allowances to the
attorney general as provided in paragraph  six  of  subdivision  (a)  of
section  eighty-three hundred three of the civil practice law and rules,
and direct restitution.  Whenever  the  court  shall  determine  that  a
violation  of  this  article  has occurred, the court may impose a civil
penalty of not more than [seven thousand five hundred dollars] TEN THOU-
SAND DOLLARS for each violation.

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

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