Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to codes
|Jan 30, 2019||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S2870
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S2870 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S2870 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2870 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This would enable local governments that are owed fine money by corpo- rations to collect on those judgments and will aid in enforcement of code violations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 420.20 of the criminal procedure law, as amended by chap- ter 290 of the laws of 1980 to allow Town Attorneys in Nassau County the authority to collect fines.
2019-S2870 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2870 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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 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. LBD09109-01-9
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