senate Bill S3527A

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 recommitted to rules
May 25, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.1526
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 24, 2022 print number 3527b
May 24, 2022 amend and recommit to finance
Feb 14, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Jan 19, 2022 print number 3527a
Jan 19, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to local government
Jan 05, 2022 referred to local government
Jan 30, 2021 referred to local government

Votes

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May 25, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S3527B
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 14, 2022 - Local Government committee Vote

S3527A
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 14, 2022

aye wr (2)

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S3527 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6013
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§722-b & 722-e, County L; amd §35, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6004, A8236

S3527 - 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.

S3527 - Sponsor Memo

S3527 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3527
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. BAILEY, GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 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.

Co-Sponsors

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S3527A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6013
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§722-b & 722-e, County L; amd §35, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6004, A8236

S3527A - 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.

S3527A - Sponsor Memo

S3527A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3527--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BAILEY, BROUK, GAUGHRAN, MANNION, PALUMBO -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee on Local Government -- recommitted to the Committee on Local
   Government  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- 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
 [seventy-five] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars per hour  for  time  reasonably
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07518-03-2

Co-Sponsors

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S3527B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6013
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
County Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§722-b & 722-e, County L; amd §35, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6004, A8236

S3527B (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.

S3527B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3527B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3527--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BAILEY,  AKSHAR, BROUK, COMRIE, COONEY, GAUGHRAN,
   HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER,  LANZA,  MANNION,  MAY,
   MYRIE,  PALUMBO,  SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Local
   Government  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Local Government in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee -- reported favorably from said committee  and  committed  to  the
   Committee  on  Finance  -- 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

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07518-04-2
 S. 3527--B                          2

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