senate Bill S3819A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to judiciary
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 21, 2019 print number 3819a
May 21, 2019 amend and recommit to judiciary
Feb 15, 2019 referred to judiciary

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Judiciary committee Vote

S3819A
11
3
committee
11
Aye
3
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

excused (1)

S3819 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6085
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §468-a, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S987
2021-2022: S719, A1862
2023-2024: A696

S3819 - Summary

Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications.

S3819 - Sponsor Memo

S3819 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3819

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to waiving  the  biennial
  attorney  registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal
  public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of section 468-a of the judiciary law, as
amended by section 9 of part K of chapter 56 of the  laws  of  2010,  is
amended to read as follows:
  4.  The  biennial registration fee shall be three hundred seventy-five
dollars, sixty dollars of which shall be allocated to and  be  deposited
in  a fund established pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-sev-
en-t of the state finance law, fifty dollars of which shall be allocated
to and shall  be  deposited  in  a  fund  established  pursuant  to  the
provisions  of  section ninety-eight-b of the state finance law, twenty-
five dollars of which shall be allocated  to  be  deposited  in  a  fund
established  pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-eight-c of the
state finance law, and the remainder of which shall be deposited in  the
attorney  licensing  fund.  Such fee shall be required of every attorney
who is admitted and licensed to practice law in this state,  whether  or
not  the  attorney  is  engaged  in the practice of law in this state or
elsewhere, except attorneys who certify to the  chief  administrator  of
the courts that they have EITHER retired from the practice of law OR MET
THE  EMPLOYMENT  REQUIREMENTS  FOR  PARTICIPATION  OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC
SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM AS SET OUT IN 34 CFR 685.219.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal  of  any rules or regulations necessary for the implementation of
the foregoing provisions of this act on its effective date  are  author-
ized  and  directed to be made and completed on or before such effective
date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S3819A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6085
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §468-a, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S987
2021-2022: S719, A1862
2023-2024: A696

S3819A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications.

S3819A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3819A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3819--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Judiciary  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the judiciary law, in relation to waiving the biennial
  attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the  federal
  public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 468-a of  the  judiciary  law,  as
amended  by  section  9  of part K of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is
amended to read as follows:
  4. The biennial registration fee shall be three  hundred  seventy-five
dollars,  sixty  dollars of which shall be allocated to and be deposited
in a fund established pursuant to the provisions of section  ninety-sev-
en-t of the state finance law, fifty dollars of which shall be allocated
to  and  shall  be  deposited  in  a  fund  established  pursuant to the
provisions of section ninety-eight-b of the state finance  law,  twenty-
five  dollars  of  which  shall  be  allocated to be deposited in a fund
established pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-eight-c of  the
state  finance law, and the remainder of which shall be deposited in the
attorney licensing fund. Such fee shall be required  of  every  attorney
who  is  admitted and licensed to practice law in this state, whether or
not the attorney is engaged in the practice of  law  in  this  state  or
elsewhere,  except  attorneys  who certify to the chief administrator of
the courts that they have EITHER retired from the practice of law OR MET
THE EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR  PARTICIPATION  OF  THE  FEDERAL  PUBLIC
SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM AS SET OUT IN 20 U.S.C. 1087E(M).
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the  implementation  of
the  foregoing  provisions of this act on its effective date are author-
ized and directed to be made and completed on or before  such  effective
date.

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