senate Bill S719

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Judiciary Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Mar 23, 2021 reported and committed to finance
reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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Mar 23, 2021 - Judiciary committee Vote

S719
11
4
committee
11
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Mar 23, 2021

S719 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1862
Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §468-a, Judy L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S987
2019-2020: S3819, A6085

S719 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications.

S719 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S719 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    719
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee 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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