senate Bill S41

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 - 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
Mar 29, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 26, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.328
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2019 referred to consumer protection

S41 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4054
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: S7577, A5386
2015-2016: S306, A2661
2017-2018: S58, A3555

S41 (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.

S41 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S41 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   41

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

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

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