senate Bill S494

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to charitable bail organizations

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 13, 2019 vetoed memo.205
Dec 06, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 22, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.359
substituted for a6980
May 07, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2019 1st report cal.460
Jan 09, 2019 referred to insurance

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Apr 29, 2019 - Insurance committee Vote

S494
6
2
committee
6
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Insurance Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2019

nay (2)

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S494 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6980
Law Section:
Insurance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6805, Ins L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4776, A4880

S494 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S494 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S494 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   494

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RIVERA, KRUEGER, PARKER, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Insurance

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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