senate Bill S793A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the amount of allowance that trial and grand jurors are entitled to in each court of the unified court system

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 11, 2022 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.995
Apr 26, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Mar 22, 2022 print number 793a
Mar 22, 2022 amend and recommit to judiciary
Jan 05, 2022 referred to judiciary
Jan 06, 2021 referred to judiciary

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Finance committee Vote

S793A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 26, 2022 - Judiciary committee Vote

S793A
13
1
committee
13
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Judiciary Committee Vote: Apr 26, 2022

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

S793 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§521 & 519, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5709

S793 - Summary

Increases the amount of allowance that trial and grand jurors are entitled to in each court of the unified court system.

S793 - Sponsor Memo

S793 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    793
 
                        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 increasing the  amount
   of allowance that trial and grand jurors are entitled to in each court
   of the unified court system
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 521 of  the  judiciary  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  302  of  the  laws  of 2002, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) of this section,  trial  and
 grand jurors in each court of the unified court system shall be entitled
 to  an allowance equal to the sum of [forty] SEVENTY-TWO dollars per day
 for each  and  every  day  of  physical  attendance  wherein  the  court
 convenes,  except  that  no  person who is employed shall be entitled to
 receive such allowance if, pursuant to section five hundred nineteen  of
 this  article,  his  or  her employer is prohibited from withholding the
 first [forty] SEVENTY-TWO dollars of wages of such  person  during  such
 period and such person's daily wages equal or exceed [forty] SEVENTY-TWO
 dollars.  If such person's daily wages are less than [forty] SEVENTY-TWO
 dollars, he or she shall be entitled to receive an  allowance  hereunder
 equal  to  the  difference  between  [forty] SEVENTY-TWO dollars and the
 amount of his or her daily wages. Such fees and those expenses  actually
 and  necessarily incurred in providing food and lodging for jurors shall
 be a state charge payable out of funds appropriated  to  the  office  of
 court administration for that purpose.
   §  2.  Section 519 of the judiciary law, as added by chapter 85 of the
 laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
   § 519. Right of juror to be absent from employment. Any person who  is
 summoned  to  serve  as a juror under the provisions of this article and
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S793A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§521 & 519, Judy L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5709

S793A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the amount of allowance that trial and grand jurors are entitled to in each court of the unified court system.

S793A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S793A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  793--A
 
                        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  --  recommitted
   to the Committee on Judiciary 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 judiciary law, in relation to increasing the  amount
   of allowance that trial and grand jurors are entitled to in each court
   of the unified court system
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 521 of  the  judiciary  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  302  of  the  laws  of 2002, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) of this section,  trial  and
 grand jurors in each court of the unified court system shall be entitled
 to  an allowance equal to the sum of [forty] SEVENTY-TWO dollars per day
 for each  and  every  day  of  physical  attendance  wherein  the  court
 convenes,  except  that  no  person who is employed shall be entitled to
 receive such allowance if, pursuant to section five hundred nineteen  of
 this  article,  his  or  her employer is prohibited from withholding the
 first [forty] SEVENTY-TWO dollars of wages of such  person  during  such
 period and such person's daily wages equal or exceed [forty] SEVENTY-TWO
 dollars.  If such person's daily wages are less than [forty] SEVENTY-TWO
 dollars, he or she shall be entitled to receive an  allowance  hereunder
 equal  to  the  difference  between  [forty] SEVENTY-TWO dollars and the
 amount of his or her daily wages. Such fees and those expenses  actually
 and  necessarily incurred in providing food and lodging for jurors shall
 be a state charge payable out of funds appropriated  to  the  office  of
 court administration for that purpose.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02648-02-2

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