senate Bill S3165

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to fines for corporations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 15, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2019 1st report cal.670
Feb 04, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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May 13, 2019 - Codes committee Vote

S3165
10
2
committee
10
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: May 13, 2019

nay (2)
excused (1)

S3165 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A187
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §80.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A8406

S3165 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the fines imposed on a corporation for an offense defined within the penal law.

S3165 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3165 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3165

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to fines for corporations

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 80.10 of the penal law, as amended
by  section 28 of subpart A of part H of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014,
is amended to read as follows:
  1. In general. A sentence to pay a fine, when imposed on a corporation
for an offense defined in this chapter or for an offense defined outside
this chapter for which no special corporate fine is specified, shall  be
a sentence to pay an amount, fixed by the court, not exceeding:
  (a) [Ten] EIGHTY thousand dollars, when the conviction is of a felony;
  (b) [Five] FORTY thousand dollars, when the conviction is of a class A
misdemeanor or of an unclassified misdemeanor for which a term of impri-
sonment in excess of three months is authorized;
  (c)  [Two] FIFTEEN thousand dollars, when the conviction is of a class
B misdemeanor or of an unclassified misdemeanor for which the authorized
term of imprisonment is not in excess of three months;
  (d) [Five hundred] FOUR THOUSAND dollars, when the conviction is of  a
violation;
  (e)  Any  higher  amount not exceeding double the amount of the corpo-
ration's gain from the commission of the offense or, if the  corporation
is  convicted  of  a crime defined in article four hundred ninety-six of
this chapter, any higher amount not exceeding three times the amount  of
the corporation's gain from the commission of such offense.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00766-01-9

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