senate Bill S9045

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing representation to veterans for certain civil matters

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Oct 13, 2020 referred to rules

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S9045 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10093
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 18-C §§723 - 723-a, amd §722, County L; amd §1303, RPAP L

S9045 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides representation to veterans that are at or below four hundred percent of the federal poverty guidelines for matters involving children, sustenance and real property proceedings.

S9045 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9045 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9045
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 13, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the  county  law  and  the  real  property  actions  and
   proceedings  law,  in relation to providing representation to veterans
   for certain civil matters
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The county law is amended by adding a new article 18-C to
 read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 18-C
                REPRESENTATION OF VETERANS IN CIVIL MATTERS
 SECTION 723.   LEAD AGENCY FOR CIVIL RIGHT TO COUNSEL.
         723-A. COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT.
   § 723. LEAD AGENCY FOR CIVIL RIGHT TO COUNSEL.  1.  REPRESENTATION  IN
 CIVIL  MATTERS  SHALL  BE  PROVIDED TO VETERANS, REGARDLESS OF DISCHARGE
 STATUS, WHO ARE AT OR BELOW FOUR HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL  POVERTY
 GUIDELINES.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, SUCH REPRESENTATION SHALL
 INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
   A. REAL PROPERTY PROCEEDINGS INCLUDING SECTIONS SEVEN HUNDRED  ELEVEN,
 SEVEN  HUNDRED THIRTEEN, SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTEEN-A, FIVE HUNDRED ONE, ONE
 THOUSAND NINETY-THREE, THIRTEEN HUNDRED THREE AND  ARTICLE  THIRTEEN  OF
 THE REAL PROPERTY ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS LAW;
   B.  CASES  INVOLVING SUSTENANCE INCLUDING SECTIONS ONE HUNDRED NINETY-
 SIX-A, FIVE HUNDRED THIRTY-EIGHT, SIX HUNDRED TWENTY, SIX HUNDRED  TWEN-
 TY-ONE, SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-FOUR, SIX HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE AND SIX HUNDRED
 EIGHTY-ONE  OF  THE LABOR LAW, SECTION TWENTY-TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES
 LAW AND RULE THREE HUNDRED FIVE AND ARTICLE SEVENTY-EIGHT OF  THE  CIVIL
 PRACTICE LAW AND RULES; AND
   C. CASES INVOLVING CHILDREN INCLUDING ARTICLE FOUR OF THE FAMILY COURT
 ACT.
   2.  SUCH  REPRESENTATION SHALL BE A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE COURTS AND
 ALL QUALIFIED LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDERS,  BAR  ASSOCIATIONS  AND  PRIVATE
 ORGANIZATIONS.    THE  LEGAL  SERVICES PROVIDERS SHALL SERVE AS THE LEAD
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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