|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Dec 13, 2019||vetoed memo.205|
|Dec 06, 2019||delivered to governor|
|Jun 17, 2019||returned to senate|
|May 22, 2019||ordered to third reading cal.359|
substituted for a6980
|May 07, 2019||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|May 01, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 30, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 29, 2019||1st report cal.460|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to insurance|
senate Bill S494Vetoed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Vetoed by Governor
S494 (ACTIVE) - Details
S494 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S494 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the insurance law, in relation to charitable bail organizations PURPOSE: This bill would amend the Insurance Law to enable charitable bail organ- izations to provide more effective assistance to indigent persons in need of such services. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill would amend section 6805 of the Insurance Law to reduce the certification fee required for non-profit organizations from one thousand dollars to five hundred dollars, to raise the monetary amount that such organizations may provide in bail assistance, to clari- fy when such organizations may contribute to bail, and to remove the geographical restriction that an organization may only offer bail in one county.
S494 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 494 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RIVERA, KRUEGER, PARKER, SEPULVEDA -- 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] 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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