senate Bill S4776A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to charitable bail organizations

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 02, 2018 notice of committee consideration - requested
Feb 14, 2018 print number 4776a
Feb 14, 2018 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to insurance
Feb 28, 2017 referred to insurance

Co-Sponsors

S4776 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4880
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6805, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S494, A6980

S4776 - Summary

Relates to certificates to a charitable bail organization to deposit money as bail under certain circumstances.

S4776 - Sponsor Memo

S4776 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4776

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to charitable bail organ-
  izations

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subsection (a) and subsection (b) of section
6805  of the insurance law, as added by chapter 181 of the laws of 2012,
are amended to read as follows:
  (4) A charitable bail organization certificate shall be  valid  for  a
term  of  five years from issuance. At the time of application for every
such certificate, [and for every renewal thereof,]  an  applicant  shall
pay  to  the superintendent a sum of [one thousand] FIVE HUNDRED dollars
payable each term or fraction of a term, provided, however, that in  his
or her discretion, the superintendent may waive such fee.
  (b) A charitable bail organization shall:
  (1)  only  deposit  money as bail in the amount of [two] FIVE thousand
dollars or less for a defendant charged with one or more  [misdemeanors]
OFFENSES,  AS  DEFINED  IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 10.00 OF THE PENAL
LAW, provided, however, that such  organization  shall  not  execute  as
surety any bond for any defendant;
  (2) only deposit money as bail on behalf of a person who is financial-
ly  unable  to  post  bail,  which may constitute a portion or the whole
amount of such bail; AND
  (3) [only deposit money as bail in one county in this state. Provided,
however, that a charitable bail organization whose  principal  place  of
business is located within a city of a million or more may deposit money
as bail in the five counties comprising such city; and
  (4)]  not  charge  a  premium  or receive compensation for acting as a
charitable bail organization.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09733-02-7

Co-Sponsors

S4776A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4880
Current Committee:
Senate Insurance
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6805, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S494, A6980

S4776A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certificates to a charitable bail organization to deposit money as bail under certain circumstances.

S4776A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4776A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4776--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, HAMILTON, KRUEGER, PARKER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Insurance  --  recommitted to the Committee on Insurance in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the insurance law, in relation to charitable bail organ-
  izations

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subsection (a) and subsection (b) of section
6805 of the insurance law, as added by chapter 181 of the laws of  2012,
are amended to read as follows:
  (4)  A  charitable  bail organization certificate shall be valid for a
term of five years from issuance. At the time of application  for  every
such  certificate,  [and  for every renewal thereof,] an applicant shall
pay to the superintendent a sum of [one thousand] FIVE  HUNDRED  dollars
payable  each term or fraction of a term, provided, however, that in his
or her discretion, the superintendent may waive such fee.
  (b) A charitable bail organization shall:
  (1) only deposit money as bail in the amount  of  [two]  TEN  thousand
dollars  or less for a defendant charged with one or more [misdemeanors]
OFFENSES, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 10.00  OF  THE  PENAL
LAW,  provided,  however,  that  such  organization shall not execute as
surety any bond for any defendant;
  (2) only deposit money as bail on behalf of a person who is financial-
ly unable to post bail, which may constitute  a  portion  or  the  whole
amount of such bail; AND
  (3) [only deposit money as bail in one county in this state. Provided,
however,  that  a  charitable bail organization whose principal place of
business is located within a city of a million or more may deposit money
as bail in the five counties comprising such city; and

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

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