assembly Bill A4054

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits antitrust fines or penalties to be paid to the office of victim services in the court's discretion

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Current Bill Status Via S41 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2019 signed chap.291
delivered to governor
Apr 09, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.113
substituted for a4054
Apr 09, 2019 substituted by s41
Mar 07, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.113
Mar 05, 2019 reported
Feb 27, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 31, 2019 referred to governmental operations

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A4054 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S41
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §347-a, Gen Bus L; amd §623, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1046
2011-2012: A2942, A9028
2013-2014: A5386, S7577
2015-2016: A2661, S306
2017-2018: A3555, S58

A4054 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that in any action commenced under the state's anti-trust law, the court may direct that all or any part of a criminal fine or civil penalty imposed upon a violator may, in the court's discretion, be ordered to be deposited with the office of victim services.

A4054 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4054

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the general business  law  and  the  executive  law,  in
  relation to the disposition of certain fines

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
347-a to read as follows:
  § 347-A. FINES PAYABLE TO THE OFFICE OF VICTIM  SERVICES.    FOLLOWING
SENTENCING  FOR  A  CRIME PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE OF
THIS ARTICLE OR UPON  A  JUDGMENT  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED
FORTY-TWO-A  OF  THIS ARTICLE, THE COURT IN ITS DISCRETION MAY DETERMINE
THAT ANY FINE OR PENALTY OR ANY PORTION THEREOF SHALL  BE  PAID  TO  THE
OFFICE  OF  VICTIM  SERVICES  TO  BE EXPENDED FOR ANY PURPOSE OF ARTICLE
TWENTY-TWO OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW AS PROVIDED BY SUBDIVISION  NINETEEN  OF
SECTION SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-THREE OF SUCH LAW.
  § 2. Subdivision 19 of section 623 of the executive law, as amended by
section  8  of part A-1 of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, is amended to
read as follows:
  19. To accept, with the approval of the  governor,  as  agent  of  the
state,  any  grant  including  federal  grants,  ANY  FINES OR PENALTIES
IMPOSED PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED  FORTY-ONE  OR  THREE  HUNDRED
FORTY-TWO-A  OF  THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW AND MADE PAYABLE TO THE OFFICE
PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN-A OF SUCH LAW, or any gift
for the purposes of this article. Any monies so received may be expended
by the office to effectuate any purpose of this article, subject to  the
applicable provisions of the state finance law.
  §  3.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law and shall apply to any judgment  entered  or  fine  or
penalty imposed on or after such date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03426-01-9