assembly Bill A2661

2015-2016 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, 2016 referred to consumer protection
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.122
returned to assembly
died in senate
Apr 23, 2015 referred to consumer protection
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 12, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.103
Mar 11, 2015 reported
Mar 10, 2015 reported referred to codes
Jan 20, 2015 referred to governmental operations

A2661 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S306
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
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
2011-2012: A2942, A9028
2013-2014: A5386, S7577
2017-2018: A3555, S58
2019-2020: A4054, S41

A2661 (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.

A2661 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2661

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- 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 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.
                                                           LBD01909-01-5