assembly Bill A1862A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who are employed in a public service job

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 11, 2022 print number 1862a
Feb 11, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Jan 11, 2021 referred to judiciary

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A1862 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S719
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §468-a, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S987
2019-2020: A6085, S3819

A1862 - Summary

Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who are employed in a public service job.

A1862 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1862
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ,  TAYLOR,  THIELE,  SAYEGH, STIRPE,
   O'DONNELL, JOYNER,  SIMON,  BUTTENSCHON,  GOTTFRIED,  WILLIAMS,  COOK,
   REYES,  CRUZ,  STERN, WEPRIN, STECK, FERNANDEZ, DARLING -- Multi-Spon-
   sored by -- M. of A.  GRIFFIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Judiciary

 AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to waiving  the  biennial
   attorney  registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal
   public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of section 468-a of the judiciary law, as
 amended by section 9 of part K of chapter 56 of the  laws  of  2010,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   4.  The  biennial registration fee shall be three hundred seventy-five
 dollars, sixty dollars of which shall be allocated to and  be  deposited
 in  a fund established pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-sev-
 en-t of the state finance law, fifty dollars of which shall be allocated
 to and shall  be  deposited  in  a  fund  established  pursuant  to  the
 provisions  of  section ninety-eight-b of the state finance law, twenty-
 five dollars of which shall be allocated  to  be  deposited  in  a  fund
 established  pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-eight-c of the
 state finance law, and the remainder of which shall be deposited in  the
 attorney  licensing  fund.  Such fee shall be required of every attorney
 who is admitted and licensed to practice law in this state,  whether  or
 not  the  attorney  is  engaged  in the practice of law in this state or
 elsewhere, except attorneys who certify to the  chief  administrator  of
 the courts that they have EITHER retired from the practice of law OR MET
 THE  EMPLOYMENT  REQUIREMENTS  FOR  PARTICIPATION  OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC
 SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM AS SET OUT IN 20 U.S.C. 1087E(M).
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
 repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
 this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  on  or  before
 such date.

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A1862A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S719
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §468-a, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S987
2019-2020: A6085, S3819

A1862A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who are employed in a public service job.

A1862A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1862--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ,  TAYLOR,  THIELE,  SAYEGH, STIRPE,
   O'DONNELL, JOYNER,  SIMON,  BUTTENSCHON,  GOTTFRIED,  WILLIAMS,  COOK,
   REYES,  CRUZ,  STERN, WEPRIN, STECK, FERNANDEZ, DARLING -- Multi-Spon-
   sored by -- M. of A.  GRIFFIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Judiciary -- recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Judiciary  in
   accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the judiciary law, in relation to waiving the biennial
   attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who are employed in a
   public service job
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of section 468-a of the judiciary law, as
 amended by section 9 of part K of chapter 56 of the  laws  of  2010,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   4.  The  biennial registration fee shall be three hundred seventy-five
 dollars, sixty dollars of which shall be allocated to and  be  deposited
 in  a fund established pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-sev-
 en-t of the state finance law, fifty dollars of which shall be allocated
 to and shall  be  deposited  in  a  fund  established  pursuant  to  the
 provisions  of  section ninety-eight-b of the state finance law, twenty-
 five dollars of which shall be allocated  to  be  deposited  in  a  fund
 established  pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-eight-c of the
 state finance law, and the remainder of which shall be deposited in  the
 attorney  licensing  fund.  Such fee shall be required of every attorney
 who is admitted and licensed to practice law in this state,  whether  or
 not  the  attorney  is  engaged  in the practice of law in this state or
 elsewhere, except attorneys who certify to the  chief  administrator  of
 the courts that they have EITHER retired from the practice of law OR ARE
 EMPLOYED IN A PUBLIC SERVICE JOB AS DEFINED BY 20 U.S.C. 1087E(M)(3)(B).
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02651-03-2