Bill Text: NY S03819 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Waives the biennial attorney registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-15 - REFERRED TO JUDICIARY [S03819 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03819-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3819
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 15, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary
        AN ACT to amend the judiciary law, in relation to waiving  the  biennial
          attorney  registration fee for New York attorneys who meet the federal
          public service loan forgiveness program employment qualifications
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of section 468-a of the judiciary law, as
     2  amended by section 9 of part K of chapter 56 of the  laws  of  2010,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    4.  The  biennial registration fee shall be three hundred seventy-five
     5  dollars, sixty dollars of which shall be allocated to and  be  deposited
     6  in  a fund established pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-sev-
     7  en-t of the state finance law, fifty dollars of which shall be allocated
     8  to and shall  be  deposited  in  a  fund  established  pursuant  to  the
     9  provisions  of  section ninety-eight-b of the state finance law, twenty-
    10  five dollars of which shall be allocated  to  be  deposited  in  a  fund
    11  established  pursuant to the provisions of section ninety-eight-c of the
    12  state finance law, and the remainder of which shall be deposited in  the
    13  attorney  licensing  fund.  Such fee shall be required of every attorney
    14  who is admitted and licensed to practice law in this state,  whether  or
    15  not  the  attorney  is  engaged  in the practice of law in this state or
    16  elsewhere, except attorneys who certify to the  chief  administrator  of
    17  the courts that they have either retired from the practice of law or met
    18  the  employment  requirements  for  participation  of the federal public
    19  service loan forgiveness program as set out in 34 CFR 685.219.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    21  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
    22  repeal  of  any rules or regulations necessary for the implementation of
    23  the foregoing provisions of this act on its effective date  are  author-
    24  ized  and  directed to be made and completed on or before such effective
    25  date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10034-01-9
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