File #: Int 0456-2022    Version: * Name: Maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a person in the custody of the department of correction.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Criminal Justice
On agenda: 5/26/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a person in the custody of the department of correction
Sponsors: Keith Powers , Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, Kalman Yeger , Rita C. Joseph, Shahana K. Hanif, Lincoln Restler, Alexa Avil├ęs
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Correction to ensure that members of the public depositing funds into institutional fund account established pursuant to subdivision 7 of section 500-c of the Correction Law are not charged a service fee that is more than $5.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 456, 2. Int. No. 456, 3. May 26, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-26-22, 5. Committee Report 6/28/22, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/28/22, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/28/22, 8. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 26, 2022

Int. No. 456

 

By Council Member Powers, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Council Members Yeger, Joseph, Hanif, Restler and Avilés

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a person in the custody of the department of correction

 

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 section 9-163 to read as follows:

§ 9-163 Institutional fund accounts. The department of correction shall ensure that members of the public depositing funds into institutional fund accounts established pursuant to subdivision 7 of section 500-c of the correction law are not charged a service fee that is more than $5. This fee cap applies to all devices or systems capable of allowing members of the public to deposit funds into an institutional fund account, including wire and online transfers.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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