assembly Bill A6013A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the compensation an attorney shall be entitled to for client representation through the bar association

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2022 print number 6013b
May 25, 2022 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jan 20, 2022 print number 6013a
Jan 20, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
Jan 05, 2022 referred to ways and means
Mar 04, 2021 referred to ways and means

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A6013 - Details

Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§722-b & 722-e, County L; amd §35, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8236

A6013 - Summary

Provides the amount of compensation an attorney shall receive from representing a client which was assigned to the attorney through the bar association; increases such amount from seventy-five dollars to one hundred fifty dollars per hour; makes related provisions.

A6013 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6013
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAGNARELLI  -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Ways and Means
 
 AN ACT to amend the county law, in relation to entitled compensation for
   client representation
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 722-b of the county law, as amended by section 2 of
 part J of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
   §  722-b.  Compensation  and  reimbursement for representation. 1. All
 counsel assigned in accordance with a plan of a bar association conform-
 ing to the requirements of section  seven  hundred  twenty-two  of  this
 article  whereby the services of private counsel are rotated and coordi-
 nated by an administrator shall at the conclusion of the  representation
 receive:
   (a)  for  representation of a person entitled to representation by law
 who is initially charged with a misdemeanor or  lesser  offense  and  no
 felony,  compensation  for  such misdemeanor or lesser offense represen-
 tation at a rate of [sixty] ONE HUNDRED TWENTY dollars per hour for time
 expended in court or before a magistrate, judge or justice, and  [sixty]
 ONE  HUNDRED TWENTY dollars per hour for time reasonably expended out of
 court, and shall receive reimbursement for expenses reasonably incurred;
 and
   (b) for representation of a person in all other cases governed by this
 article, including all representation in  an  appellate  court,  compen-
 sation  at  a  rate of [seventy-five] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars per hour
 for time expended in court before a magistrate,  judge  or  justice  and
 [seventy-five]  ONE  HUNDRED  FIFTY dollars per hour for time reasonably
 expended out of court, and  shall  receive  reimbursement  for  expenses
 reasonably incurred.
   2. [Except as provided in this section, compensation for time expended
 in providing representation:

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

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A6013A - Details

Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§722-b & 722-e, County L; amd §35, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8236

A6013A - Summary

Provides the amount of compensation an attorney shall receive from representing a client which was assigned to the attorney through the bar association; increases such amount from seventy-five dollars to one hundred fifty dollars per hour; makes related provisions.

A6013A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6013--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAGNARELLI, LUNSFORD, THIELE, STERN, ABINANTI,
   COLTON, GOTTFRIED, EPSTEIN,  GALEF,  SIMON,  LAVINE,  McMAHON,  STECK,
   JACKSON  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. SILLITTI -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Ways and  Means  --  recommitted  to  the
   Committee on Ways and Means in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2
   --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
   and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the county law and the judiciary  law,  in  relation  to
   entitled compensation for client representation
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 722-b of the county law, as amended by section 2 of
 part J of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
   § 722-b. Compensation and reimbursement  for  representation.  1.  All
 counsel assigned in accordance with a plan of a bar association conform-
 ing  to  the  requirements  of  section seven hundred twenty-two of this
 article whereby the services of private counsel are rotated and  coordi-
 nated  by an administrator shall at the conclusion of the representation
 receive:
   (a) for representation of a person entitled to representation  by  law
 who  is  initially  charged  with a misdemeanor or lesser offense and no
 felony, compensation for such misdemeanor or  lesser  offense  represen-
 tation at a rate of [sixty] ONE HUNDRED TWENTY dollars per hour for time
 expended  in court or before a magistrate, judge or justice, and [sixty]
 ONE HUNDRED TWENTY dollars per hour for time reasonably expended out  of
 court, and shall receive reimbursement for expenses reasonably incurred;
 and
   (b) for representation of a person in all other cases governed by this
 article,  including  all  representation  in an appellate court, compen-
 sation at a rate of [seventy-five] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY  dollars  per  hour
 for  time  expended  in  court before a magistrate, judge or justice and
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07518-02-2

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A6013B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§722-b & 722-e, County L; amd §35, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A8236

A6013B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides the amount of compensation an attorney shall receive from representing a client which was assigned to the attorney through the bar association; increases such amount from seventy-five dollars to one hundred fifty dollars per hour; makes related provisions.

A6013B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6013--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAGNARELLI, LUNSFORD, THIELE, STERN, ABINANTI,
   COLTON, GOTTFRIED, EPSTEIN,  GALEF,  SIMON,  LAVINE,  McMAHON,  STECK,
   JACKSON,  SAYEGH,  CLARK,  STIRPE, McDONALD, TAPIA, GUNTHER, DINOWITZ,
   CRUZ, MEEKS, BRONSON, O'DONNELL,  DAVILA,  FERNANDEZ,  GRIFFIN,  COOK,
   HEVESI,  QUART, WALKER, JEAN-PIERRE, JONES -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
   of A. SILLITTI -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways  and
   Means  -- recommitted to the Committee on Ways and Means in accordance
   with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
   recommitted to the Committee on Ways  and  Means  in  accordance  with
   Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the county law and the judiciary law, in relation to
   entitled compensation for client representation
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 722-b of the county law, as amended by section 2 of
 part J of chapter 62 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
   §  722-b.  Compensation  and  reimbursement for representation. 1. All
 counsel assigned in accordance with a plan of a bar association conform-
 ing to the requirements of section  seven  hundred  twenty-two  of  this
 article  whereby the services of private counsel are rotated and coordi-
 nated by an administrator shall at the conclusion of the  representation
 receive:
   (a)  for  representation of a person entitled to representation by law
 who is initially charged with a misdemeanor or  lesser  offense  and  no
 felony,  compensation  for  such misdemeanor or lesser offense represen-
 tation at a rate of [sixty] ONE HUNDRED TWENTY dollars per hour for time
 expended in court or before a magistrate, judge or justice, and  [sixty]
 ONE  HUNDRED TWENTY dollars per hour for time reasonably expended out of

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07518-05-2
 A. 6013--B                          2