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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 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. Committee Report 12/3/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 12/3/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 12/3/18, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1199-A - 4/4/19, 9. Committee Report 4/9/19, 10. Hearing Transcript 4/9/19, 11. Int. No. 1199-A (FINAL), 12. Fiscal Impact Statement, 13. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
5/10/2019AKeith Powers Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2019AKeith Powers City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2019AKeith Powers City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2019AKeith Powers City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2019*Keith Powers Committee on Criminal Justice Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2019*Keith Powers Committee on Criminal Justice Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2019*Keith Powers Committee on Criminal Justice Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2019AKeith Powers Committee on Criminal Justice Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/3/2018*Keith Powers Committee on Justice System Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/3/2018*Keith Powers Committee on Justice System Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/3/2018*Keith Powers Committee on Criminal Justice Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/3/2018*Keith Powers Committee on Criminal Justice Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2018*Keith Powers City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2018*Keith Powers City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

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.

 

 

 

 

AS

LS # 6778, 6840, 7912

3/4/2019