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A04183 Summary:

COSPNSRReyes, Seawright, Simon, Steck, Epstein, Rosenthal L, Forrest, Mamdani, Cruz, Gonzalez-Rojas, Aubry, Jackson, Burdick, Gallagher, Mitaynes, Lavine, Kelles, Septimo, Rivera, Meeks, Walker, Gibbs, Cook, Hevesi, Carroll, Tapia, Raga, Simone, Anderson, Ardila, Davila, Alvarez, Glick, Shrestha, Levenberg, Solages, Darling, Shimsky, Zaccaro, Zinerman, Bronson, Taylor, Hyndman, Chandler-Waterman, Bores
Amd §§60.02 & 80.05, add §80.20, rpld §60.35, Pen L; amd §§503, 235, 1203-g & 1800, add §1811, rpld §§1809 - 1809-e, V & T L; rpld §71-0213, En Con L; amd §1101, CPLR; amd §§259-i, 837-i & 259-j, rpld §837-j, rpld & add §257-c, Exec L; amd §27.12, rpld §27.12 sub 5, Pks & Rec L; amd §4-411, Vil L; amd §99-n, St Fin L; amd §§154 & 205, Cor L; amd §§420.10, 420.30 & 430.20, add §420.11, rpld §420.10 subs 3 & 4, §420.35, §430.20 sub 5, §420.30 sub 3, CP L
Eliminates court surcharges and fees and probation and parole surcharges and fees; eliminates the requirement that a parolee or releasee receiving a merit termination of sentence be financially able to comply with an order of restitution; eliminates the requirement that a person receiving a discharge of sentence be financially able to comply with an order of restitution and the payment of certain surcharges or fees (Part A); prohibits mandatory minimum fines for penal law and vehicle and traffic offenses (Part B); mandates that courts engage in an individualized assessment of a person's financial ability to pay a fine prior to imposing a fine (Part C); eliminates the availability of incarceration as a remedy for a failure to pay a fine, surcharge, or fee, lifts and vacates existing warrants issued solely on a person's failure to timely pay a fine, surcharge or fee and ends existing sentences of incarceration based on such failure (Part D); vacates existing unsatisfied civil judgments based on a person's failure to timely pay a surcharge, or fee (Part E); prohibits the collection of a fine, restitution or reparation from the funds of an incarcerated person; prohibits the payment of court fines, mandatory surcharges, certain fees, restitution, reparation or forfeitures from the earnings of prisoners (Part F); vacates existing unpaid surcharges, DNA databank fees, crime victim assistance fees, sexual offender registration fees, supplemental sex offender victim fees, or probation or parole supervision fees; repeals certain provisions of law relating to restrictions on remitting such fees (Part G).
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