assembly Bill A7867A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides funding for the public defense backup center of the New York State Defenders Association

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to ways and means
Nov 16, 2011 print number 7867a
Nov 16, 2011 amend and recommit to ways and means
May 19, 2011 referred to ways and means

A7867 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5143
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §98-b, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A4416, S1672

A7867 - Summary

Provides funding for the public defense backup center of the New York State Defenders Association; appropriates $3 million from the indigent legal services fund.

A7867 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7867

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Ways and Means

AN  ACT  to  amend the state finance law, in relation to providing funds
  for the public defense backup center of the New York  State  Defenders
  Association

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 and paragraph (d) of  subdi-
vision  3  of  section  98-b  of the state finance law, paragraph (a) of
subdivision 2 as amended and paragraph (d) of subdivision 3 as added  by
section  2  of  part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, are amended to
read as follows:
  (a) The purpose of such fund shall be to (i) assist counties  and,  in
the  case  of  a  county  wholly  contained within a city, such city, in
providing legal representation for persons who are financially unable to
afford counsel pursuant to article eighteen-B of the  county  law;  (ii)
assist  the  state,  in improving the quality of public defense services
and funding representation provided by assigned counsel paid in  accord-
ance  with section thirty-five of the judiciary law; [and] (iii) provide
support for the operations, duties, responsibilities and expenses of the
office of indigent legal services and the indigent legal services  board
established, respectively, pursuant to sections eight hundred thirty-two
and  eight  hundred  thirty-three of the executive law; AND (IV) PROVIDE
FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES OF THE PUBLIC DEFENSE BACKUP CENTER OF THE NEW
YORK STATE DEFENDERS ASSOCIATION.
  (d) AN ANNUAL AMOUNT OF TWO MILLION DOLLARS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO
THE NEW YORK STATE DEFENDERS ASSOCIATION FROM SUCH FUND FOR THE SERVICES
AND EXPENSES OF ITS PUBLIC DEFENSE BACKUP CENTER.
  (E) Remaining amounts within such fund, after  accounting  for  annual
payments  required  in  paragraphs  (a),  (b) [and], (c) AND (D) of this
subdivision and subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a) of  subdivision  two
of  this  section shall be distributed in accordance with sections eight
hundred thirty-two and eight hundred thirty-three of the executive law.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

A7867A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5143
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §98-b, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A4416, S1672

A7867A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides funding for the public defense backup center of the New York State Defenders Association; appropriates $3 million from the indigent legal services fund.

A7867A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7867--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on  Ways  and  Means  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation  to  providing  funds
  for  the  public defense backup center of the New York State Defenders
  Association

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 and paragraph (d) of subdi-
vision 3 of section 98-b of the state  finance  law,  paragraph  (a)  of
subdivision  2 as amended and paragraph (d) of subdivision 3 as added by
section 2 of part E of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010,  are  amended  to
read as follows:
  (a)  The  purpose of such fund shall be to (i) assist counties and, in
the case of a county wholly contained  within  a  city,  such  city,  in
providing legal representation for persons who are financially unable to
afford  counsel  pursuant  to article eighteen-B of the county law; (ii)
assist the state, in improving the quality of  public  defense  services
and  funding representation provided by assigned counsel paid in accord-
ance with section thirty-five of the judiciary law; [and] (iii)  provide
support for the operations, duties, responsibilities and expenses of the
office  of indigent legal services and the indigent legal services board
established, respectively, pursuant to sections eight hundred thirty-two
and eight hundred thirty-three of the executive law;  AND  (IV)  PROVIDE
FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES OF THE PUBLIC DEFENSE BACKUP CENTER OF THE NEW
YORK STATE DEFENDERS ASSOCIATION.
  (d)  AN ANNUAL AMOUNT OF THREE MILLION DOLLARS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE
TO THE NEW YORK STATE DEFENDERS  ASSOCIATION  FROM  SUCH  FUND  FOR  THE
SERVICES AND EXPENSES OF ITS PUBLIC DEFENSE BACKUP CENTER.
  (E)  Remaining  amounts  within such fund, after accounting for annual
payments required in paragraphs (a), (b) [and],  (c)  AND  (D)  of  this

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11387-04-1

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