senate Bill S2869

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to unauthorized entities, unregistered mortgage brokers and mortgage fraud

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to banks
Feb 12, 2013 reported and committed to codes
Jan 24, 2013 referred to banks

Votes

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Feb 12, 2013 - Banks committee Vote

S2869
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2869 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Banking Law
Laws Affected:
Add §78-a, amd §§590 & 598, Bank L; amd Art 187 Art Head, amd §§187.00, 187.05, 187.10, 187.15, 187.20 & 187.25, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3781B
2009-2010: S4871

S2869 - Summary

Relates to unauthorized entities, unregistered mortgage brokers and mortgage fraud; establishes additional penalties against unlicensed or unregistered persons or entities engaging in activities after receiving a cease and desist notice; relates to the crime of mortgage fraud.

S2869 - Sponsor Memo

S2869 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2869

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SMITH  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Banks

AN ACT to amend the banking law and the penal law, in relation to  unau-
  thorized entities, unregistered mortgage brokers and mortgage fraud

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

  Section 1. The banking law is amended by adding a new section 78-a  to
read as follows:
  S  78-A.  UNAUTHORIZED  ENTITIES.  THE  FINANCIAL  FRAUDS AND CONSUMER
PROTECTION UNIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES SHALL REFER  ANY
INSTANCES  OF  A  PERSON, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION, CORPORATION OR OTHER
ENTITY WHICH IS OPERATING WITHOUT BEING CHARTERED,  LICENSED  OR  REGIS-
TERED  AS REQUIRED UNDER THIS CHAPTER TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND TO ANY
OTHER FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL AGENCY OR ENTITY FOR APPROPRIATE  ENFORCE-
MENT  ACTION.  AT  LEAST  EVERY  SIX  MONTHS, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SHALL
PROVIDE THE UNIT WITH A WRITTEN UPDATE OF THE STATUS OF ANY  ENFORCEMENT
ACTIONS IT HAS TAKEN AGAINST SUCH PERSONS OR ENTITIES.
  S  2. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 5 of section 590 of the banking law
is relettered paragraph (f) and a new paragraph (e) is added to read  as
follows:
  (E)  NO  MORTGAGE BANKER, MORTGAGE BROKER OR EXEMPT ORGANIZATION SHALL
CONDUCT BUSINESS WITH ANY PERSON, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCIATION,  CORPORATION
OR OTHER ENTITY WHICH IT KNOWS OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN IS ACTING AS A MORT-
GAGE BANKER OR A MORTGAGE BROKER WITHOUT BEING LICENSED OR REGISTERED AS
REQUIRED  BY  THIS ARTICLE. A MORTGAGE BANKER, MORTGAGE BROKER OR EXEMPT
ORGANIZATION SHALL PROMPTLY NOTIFY THE DEPARTMENT OF ANY SUCH UNLICENSED
OR UNREGISTERED OPERATIONS.
  S 3. Subdivision 5 of section 598 of the  banking  law,  as  added  by
chapter 571 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read as follows:
  5.  Civil  penalties  assessable  against  unlicensed  or unregistered
persons or entities. If any non-exempt unlicensed or unregistered person

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07216-01-3

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