File #: Int 0377-2024    Version: * Name: Maximum fee allowed when transferring money to a person in the custody of the department of correction.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Criminal Justice
On agenda: 2/28/2024
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 , Lincoln Restler, Gale A. Brewer, Shahana K. Hanif, 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. 377, 2. Int. No. 377, 3. February 28, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-28-24, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 28, 2024

Int. No. 377

 

By Council Members Powers, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Yeger, Restler, Brewer, Hanif 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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