assembly Bill A6528A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires town attorneys in the county of Nassau to collect fines

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jun 15, 2017 print number 6528a
Jun 15, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Mar 09, 2017 referred to codes

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A6528 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6740
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §420.20, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A7232, S2870
2021-2022: A4428, S206

A6528 - Summary

Requires town attorneys to institute proceedings to collect fines, restitution or reparation in towns contained within Nassau county.

A6528 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6528

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. RA -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Codes

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  town  attorneys to institute proceedings to collect fines, restitution
  or reparation in towns contained within Nassau and Suffolk counties

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

  Section 1. Section 420.20 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by
chapter 290 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
§  420.20  Collection  of  fines, restitution or reparation imposed upon
             corporations.
  Where a corporation is sentenced to pay a fine, restitution or repara-
tion, the fine, restitution or reparation  must  be  paid  at  the  time
sentence  is imposed.   If the fine, restitution or reparation is not so
paid, it may be collected in the same manner as a judgment  in  a  civil
action,  and if execution issued upon such judgment be returned unsatis-
fied an action may be brought in the name of the people of the state  of
New  York  to procure a judgment sequestering the property of the corpo-
ration, as provided by the business corporation law.  It is the duty  of
the attorney general in all criminal proceedings prosecuted by him, and,
in  all  other proceedings, the county attorney for counties outside the
city of New York, OR THE TOWN ATTORNEY FOR TOWNS CONTAINED WITHIN NASSAU
AND SUFFOLK COUNTIES, and, in the city of New York the corporation coun-
sel of the city of New York, to institute proceedings  to  collect  such
fine, restitution or reparation.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10212-01-7

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A6528A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6740
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §420.20, CP L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A7232, S2870
2021-2022: A4428, S206

A6528A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires town attorneys to institute proceedings to collect fines, restitution or reparation in towns contained within Nassau county.

A6528A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6528--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. RA, HOOPER, D'URSO, LAVINE, CURRAN, McDONOUGH,
  McKEVITT, M. G. MILLER, M. L. MILLER, MONTESANO,  PELLEGRINO  --  read
  once  and  referred to the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the criminal procedure law, in relation to requiring
  town attorneys to institute proceedings to collect fines,  restitution
  or reparation in towns contained within Nassau county

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

  Section 1. Section 420.20 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by
chapter 290 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
§ 420.20 Collection of fines, restitution  or  reparation  imposed  upon
             corporations.
  Where a corporation is sentenced to pay a fine, restitution or repara-
tion,  the  fine,  restitution  or  reparation  must be paid at the time
sentence is imposed.  If the fine, restitution or reparation is  not  so
paid,  it  may  be collected in the same manner as a judgment in a civil
action, and if execution issued upon such judgment be returned  unsatis-
fied  an action may be brought in the name of the people of the state of
New York to procure a judgment sequestering the property of  the  corpo-
ration,  as provided by the business corporation law.  It is the duty of
the attorney general in all criminal proceedings prosecuted by him, and,
in all other proceedings, the county attorney for counties  outside  the
city of New York, OR THE TOWN ATTORNEY FOR ALL PROCEEDINGS PROSECUTED BY
SUCH TOWN ATTORNEY FOR TOWNS CONTAINED WITHIN NASSAU COUNTY, and, in the
city  of  New  York  the corporation counsel of the city of New York, to
institute proceedings to collect such fine, restitution or reparation.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10212-02-7