assembly Bill A6980

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to charitable bail organizations

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Current Bill Status Via S494 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 22, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.359
substituted for a6980
May 22, 2019 substituted by s494
May 16, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.359
May 14, 2019 reported
Apr 09, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 02, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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Apr 29, 2019 - Insurance committee Vote

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Nay
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Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2019

nay (2)

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A6980 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S494
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6805, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A4880, S4776

A6980 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certificates to a charitable bail organization to deposit money as bail under certain circumstances.

A6980 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6980

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 2, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. BLAKE, ARROYO, AUBRY, BARRON, CARROLL, DICKENS,
  D'URSO, GLICK, HYNDMAN, JAFFEE, JEAN-PIERRE, LAVINE,  LENTOL,  LIFTON,
  MOSLEY,  SEAWRIGHT,  SIMON,  STECK,  TAYLOR,  VANEL,  L. ROSENTHAL  --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, EPSTEIN, HEVESI, RAMOS, TITUS  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

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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