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File #: Int 1581-2017    Version: Name: Requiring the office of criminal justice or another office or agency designated by the mayor to promote the communication of accurate and complete information regarding posting bail.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services
On agenda: 4/25/2017
Enactment date: 7/22/2017 Law number: 2017/127
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the office of criminal justice or another office or agency designated by the mayor to promote the communication of accurate and complete information regarding posting bail
Sponsors: Antonio Reynoso, Inez D. Barron, Rory I. Lancman, Carlos Menchaca, Daniel Dromm , Andrew Cohen, Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill requires the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice to make efforts to ensure that helpful information regarding the bail posting process is available in criminal courthouses.
Attachments: 1. Legislative History Report, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1581-A, 3. Summary of Int. No. 1581, 4. Int. No. 1581, 5. April 25, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 6. Committee Report 5/2/17, 7. Hearing Testimony 5/2/17, 8. Hearing Transcript 5/2/17, 9. Proposed Int. No. 1581-A - 6/22/17, 10. Committee Report 6/19/17, 11. Hearing Testimony 6/19/17, 12. Hearing Transcript 6/19/17, 13. June 21, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-21-17, 16. Int. No. 1581-A (FINAL), 17. Letter to Mayor, 18. Local Law 127, 19. Minutes of the Recessed Stated Meeting of June 6, 2017 held on June 21, 2017, 20. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 21, 2017
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7/22/2017AAntonio Reynoso Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/19/2017*Antonio Reynoso Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2017*Antonio Reynoso Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/2017*Antonio Reynoso Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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5/2/2017*Antonio Reynoso Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/2/2017*Antonio Reynoso Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2017*Antonio Reynoso City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/25/2017*Antonio Reynoso City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1581-A

 

By Council Members Reynoso, Barron, Lancman, Menchaca, Dromm, Cohen and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the office of criminal justice or another office or agency designated by the mayor to promote the communication of accurate and complete information regarding posting bail

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Title 9 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new chapter 3 to read as follows:

CHAPTER 3

OFFICE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

§ 9-301 Definitions. As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:

Office. The term “office” means the office of criminal justice as defined in section 13 of the charter.

§ 9-302 Bail information in courts. The office or another office or agency designated by the mayor shall make reasonable efforts to work with the office of court administration to promote the availability of complete and accurate information regarding the bail posting process to persons seeking to post bail. Such efforts shall include promoting the display of information regarding posting bail conspicuously in locations in courthouses where such information would assist individuals in posting bail and the direct communication of such information to such persons. Such information shall include how to determine the amount and type of bail ordered and all processes required to post bail, including where and how to post bail.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

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