senate Bill S1465

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides that every banking institution maintaining checking accounts for customers shall pay checks in the order received within account balance

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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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 19, 2021 signed chap.398
Aug 09, 2021 delivered to governor
Mar 25, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Mar 17, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.163
substituted for a1073
Mar 05, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 02, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 24, 2021 1st report cal.432
Jan 12, 2021 referred to banks

S1465 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1073
Law Section:
Banking Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-y, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8146, A6685
2011-2012: S1195, A3558
2013-2014: S1156, A3511
2015-2016: S794, A4981
2017-2018: S2797, A5744
2019-2020: S982, A1931, A9677

S1465 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that every banking institution which maintains checking accounts for customers shall pay checks in the order received within account balance; provides such banks may dishonor check for insufficient funds, but then must honor smaller checks within amounts on deposit in the subject account.

S1465 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1465 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1465
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Banks
 
 AN ACT to amend the banking law, in relation to the  order  in  which  a
   payor bank shall pay checks
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The banking law is amended by adding a new section  9-y  to
 read as follows:
   §  9-Y.  BANKING  INSTITUTIONS TO PAY CHECKS DRAWN THEREIN IN ORDER OF
 PRESENTATION. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW,  RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE
 CONTRARY,  EVERY  BANKING  INSTITUTION  THAT  PROVIDES CONSUMER CHECKING
 ACCOUNTS SHALL EITHER PAY CHECKS IN THE ORDER WHEREIN THEY ARE  RECEIVED
 OR  PAY  CHECKS FROM SMALLEST TO LARGEST DOLLAR AMOUNT FOR EACH BUSINESS
 DAY'S TRANSACTIONS.
   2. IF A CHECK IS DISHONORED  FOR  INSUFFICIENT  FUNDS  AND  THEREAFTER
 SMALLER  CHECKS  WHICH  COULD  BE  PAID ARE RECEIVED, THE SMALLER CHECKS
 SHALL BE HONORED WITHIN AMOUNTS ON DEPOSIT IN THE SUBJECT ACCOUNT.
   3. THE BANKING INSTITUTION SHALL DISCLOSE TO CONSUMERS IN WRITING  THE
 ORDER  IN  WHICH  CHECKS  ARE  DRAWN.  THE  WRITTEN  DISCLOSURE SHALL BE
 PROVIDED TO THE CONSUMER AT THE TIME THE ACCOUNT IS OPENED AND PRIOR  TO
 ANY CHANGE IN SUCH POLICY. THE SUPERINTENDENT SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND
 REGULATIONS NECESSARY FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
   4.  AS  USED  IN  THIS  SECTION,  "CONSUMER  CHECKING  ACCOUNTS" MEANS
 ACCOUNTS ESTABLISHED BY NATURAL PERSONS PRIMARILY FOR  PERSONAL,  FAMILY
 OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES.
   §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01720-01-1

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