Senate Bill S6561

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the adoption of a local law requiring certain individuals to pay the local probation department an administrative fee of up to twenty dollars per month

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S6561 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8669
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §257-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A1290

2011-S6561 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the adoption of a local law requiring certain individuals currently serving or who shall be sentenced to a period of probation upon conviction of any crime to pay the local probation department with the responsibility of supervising the probationer an administrative fee of up to twenty dollars per month.

2011-S6561 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S6561 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6561

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DeFRANCISCO,  JOHNSON,  LARKIN,  MARTINS, O'MARA,
  RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when print-
  ed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Crime  Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law,  in relation to authorizing the
  adoption of a local law requiring certain individuals currently  serv-
  ing or who shall be sentenced to a period of probation upon conviction
  of  any crime to pay the local probation department with the responsi-
  bility of supervising the probationer an administrative fee of  up  to
  twenty dollars per month

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

  Section 1. Section 257-c of the executive law, as added by chapter  55
of the laws of 1992, subdivision 5 as amended by section 58 of part A of
chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S 257-c. Probation  administrative  fee.  1. Notwithstanding any other
provision of law, every county and the city of New  York,  may  adopt  a
local  law  requiring  individuals  currently  serving  or  who shall be
sentenced to a period of probation upon conviction of  any  crime  under
article  thirty-one  of  the vehicle and traffic law to pay to the local
probation department with the responsibility of supervising  the  proba-
tioner an administrative fee of thirty dollars per month. The department
shall  waive  all or part of such fee where, because of the indigence of
the offender, the payment of said surcharge would work  an  unreasonable
hardship  on  the  person convicted, his or her immediate family, or any
other person who is dependent on such person for financial support.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, EVERY  COUNTY  AND  THE
CITY  OF NEW YORK, MAY ADOPT A LOCAL LAW REQUIRING INDIVIDUALS CURRENTLY
SERVING OR WHO  SHALL  BE  SENTENCED  TO  A  PERIOD  OF  PROBATION  UPON
CONVICTION  OF  ANY  CRIME, EXCEPT THOSE UNDER ARTICLE THIRTY-ONE OF THE
VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, TO PAY THE LOCAL PROBATION DEPARTMENT WITH  THE
RESPONSIBILITY  OF  SUPERVISING THE PROBATIONER AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE OF
UP TO TWENTY DOLLARS PER MONTH. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL WAIVE ALL  OR  PART
OF SUCH FEE WHERE, BECAUSE OF THE INDIGENCE OF THE OFFENDER, THE PAYMENT

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

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