assembly Bill A8236

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the compensation an attorney shall be entitled to for client representation through the bar association

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Jun 10, 2019 referred to ways and means

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A8236 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6004
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §722-b, County L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A6013, S3527

A8236 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides the amount of compensation an attorney shall receive from representing a client which was assigned to the attorney through the bar association.

A8236 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  8236

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to entitled compensation for
  client representation

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

  Section 1. Section 722-b of the county law, as amended by section 2 of
part J of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  § 722-b. Compensation and reimbursement  for  representation.  1.  All
counsel assigned in accordance with a plan of a bar association conform-
ing  to  the  requirements  of  section seven hundred twenty-two of this
article whereby the services of private counsel are rotated and  coordi-
nated  by an administrator shall at the conclusion of the representation
receive:
  (a) for representation of a person entitled to representation  by  law
who  is  initially  charged  with a misdemeanor or lesser offense and no
felony, compensation for such misdemeanor or  lesser  offense  represen-
tation at a rate of [sixty] ONE HUNDRED TWENTY dollars per hour for time
expended  in court or before a magistrate, judge or justice, and [sixty]
ONE HUNDRED TWENTY dollars per hour for time reasonably expended out  of
court, and shall receive reimbursement for expenses reasonably incurred;
and
  (b) for representation of a person in all other cases governed by this
article,  including  all  representation  in an appellate court, compen-
sation at a rate of [seventy-five] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY  dollars  per  hour
for  time  expended  in  court before a magistrate, judge or justice and
[seventy-five] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars per hour  for  time  reasonably
expended  out  of  court,  and  shall receive reimbursement for expenses
reasonably incurred.
  2. [Except as provided in this section, compensation for time expended
in providing representation:

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