File #: Int 1199-2018    Version: Name: Removing fees associated with credit card bail payments and in relation to allowing online bail payment to be made by direct deposit and electronic check.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Criminal Justice
On agenda: 10/31/2018
Enactment date: 5/10/2019 Law number: 2019/089
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to removing fees associated with bail payments
Sponsors: Keith Powers , Rory I. Lancman, Justin L. Brannan, Andrew Cohen, Daniel Dromm , Kalman Yeger , Mark Treyger, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Helen K. Rosenthal, Vanessa L. Gibson, Donovan J. Richards, Ben Kallos, Stephen T. Levin, Carlina Rivera , Adrienne E. Adams, Mark Levine, Brad S. Lander, Laurie A. Cumbo, Diana I. Ayala, Antonio Reynoso, Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Robert F. Holden, I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 24
Summary: This bill would remove the 2.49% fee charged on credit card payments of cash bail made using the online bail payment system, and would also remove the 8% fee charged on credit card payments of cash bail made in person.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1199-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1199, 3. Int. No. 1199, 4. October 31, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-31-2018, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 31, 2018, 7. Committee Report 12/3/18, 8. Hearing Testimony 12/3/18, 9. Hearing Transcript 12/3/18, 10. Proposed Int. No. 1199-A - 4/4/19, 11. Committee Report 4/9/19, 12. Hearing Transcript 4/9/19, 13. April 9, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-9-19, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 9, 2019, 16. Int. No. 1199-A (FINAL), 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 19. Local Law 89
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Int. No. 1199-A

 

By Council Members Powers, Lancman, Brannan, Cohen, Dromm, Yeger, Treyger, Ampry-Samuel, Rosenthal, Gibson, Richards, Kallos, Levin, Rivera, Adams, Levine, Lander, Cumbo, Ayala, Reynoso, Chin, Constantinides, Holden and Miller

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to removing fees associated with bail payments

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 9-148 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision e to read as follows:

e. 1. No fee may be assessed on an online payment of bail, unless the chief administrator of the courts requires a party making a payment of bail to pay a reasonable administrative fee.

2. No fee may be assessed on an in person payment of bail, unless the chief administrator of the courts requires a party making a payment of bail to pay a reasonable administrative fee.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 6 months after it becomes law, except that paragraph 2 of subdivision e of section 9-148 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by section one of this local law, takes effect 15 months after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

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LS # 6778, 6840, 7912

3/4/2019