|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 09, 2018||referred to codes|
senate Bill S8146
Current Bill Status - In Senate Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8146 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Criminal Procedure Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§520.10, 500.10 & 520.30, rpld §500.10 sub 16, CP L; amd Art 68 Art Head, rpld §§6801, 6802, 6803 & 6804, ren §6805 to be §6801, Ins L; amd Gen Bus L, generally
S8146 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8146 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the criminal procedure law, the insurance law and the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the bail bond business; and to repeal certain provisions of such laws, relating thereto PURPOSE : To ban commercial bail bonds, bond enforcement agents, and bail bond companies SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : § 1: Removes subdivision 1 of section 520.1 of the Criminal Procedure Law which lists insurance company bonds as an authorized form of bail. § 2: Removes subdivision 16 of the Criminal Procedure Law 500.10, which defines an insurance company bail bond. § 3: Removes references in the Criminal Procedure Law 520.30 to the character of an insurance company bail bond for a court's determination of a bail bond's reliability or merit.
S8146 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8146 I N S E N A T E April 9, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, the insurance law and the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the bail bond busi- ness; and to repeal certain provisions of such laws, relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 520.10 of the criminal procedure law, paragraph (i) as amended by chapter 457 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 1. The only authorized forms of bail are the following: (a) Cash bail. (b) [An insurance company bail bond. (c)] A secured surety bond. [(d)] (C) A secured appearance bond. [(e)] (D) A partially secured surety bond. [(f)] (E) A partially secured appearance bond. [(g)] (F) An unsecured surety bond. [(h)] (G) An unsecured appearance bond. [(i)] (H) Credit card or similar device; provided, however, that notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person posting bail by credit card or similar device also may be required to pay a reasonable administrative fee. The amount of such administrative fee and the time and manner of its payment shall be in accordance with the system estab- lished pursuant to subdivision four of section 150.30 of this chapter or paragraph (j) of subdivision two of section two hundred twelve of the judiciary law, as appropriate. S 2. Subdivision 16 of section 500.10 of the criminal procedure law is REPEALED and subdivisions 17, 18, 19 and 20 are renumbered subdivisions 16, 17, 18 and 19. S 3. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 520.30 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chapter 384 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14856-01-8
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