senate Bill S8109

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to suspending mortgages and loans from state-chartered banks and credit unions for small businesses and restaurants that have closed or reduced services due to the coronavirus

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Mar 23, 2020 referred to banks


S8109 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Senate Banks
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S8109 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Suspends mortgages and loans from state-chartered banks and state-chartered credit unions for small businesses and restaurants that have closed or reduced services due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

S8109 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8109 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 23, 2020

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

AN ACT to suspend mortgages and  loans  from  state  charted  banks  and
  unions  for  small  businesses  and  restaurants  that  have closed or
  reduced services due to the coronavirus


  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule or regu-
lation to the contrary, any small business  or  restaurant  required  to
close  or  reduce  services  in  response to the outbreak of coronavirus
disease 2019 (COVID-19), shall have all mortgages and loans from  state-
chartered  banks  and  state-chartered  credit  unions  suspended.  Such
suspension shall be lifted, and payments shall resume thirty days  after
the  small  business  or  restaurant  has reopened or returned to normal
services. Such small business or restaurant shall not be required to pay
any mortgage or loan payment waived during such time period to a  state-
chartered  bank or state-chartered credit union. For the purpose of this
act, the determination of whether a small  business  or  restaurant  has
reduced services shall be made by the department of state.
  §  2. For the purposes of this act, the following terms shall have the
following meanings:
  (a) "Small business or restaurant" shall mean a business or restaurant
which is resident in this state, independently owned and  operated,  not
dominant in its field and employs one hundred or less persons.
  (b)  "State-chartered  bank"  and "state-chartered credit union" shall
mean any corporation organized under the laws  of  this  state  that  is
engaged  in banking, other than a trust company, savings association, or
a mutual savings bank.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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