Bills Pending New York Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee

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NYS03360IntroRelates to home heating system conversion; requires written notice regarding such conversion.
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2019-06-11
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS00408IntroProvides for the registration and regulation of pet groomers; establishes standards of care, training and testing; provides such applicant must be at least eighteen years of age.
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2019-06-06
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS06272IntroProhibits municipalities from banning the sale of fur garments.
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2019-05-31
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA05294EngrossProhibits a consumer reporting agency or lender from using the credit scores of members of an individual's social network to determine the credit worthiness of such individual.
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2019-05-30
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03318EngrossAuthorizes the attorney general to bring an action for violation of the prohibitions concerning unlawful selling practices and specifies damages awardable.
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2019-05-30
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NYS06237IntroRemoves the requirement for full time as a peace officer for security guards.
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2019-05-28
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS06059IntroRequires motor vehicle dealers to search for recalls and make certain repairs prior to selling a used motor vehicle.
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2019-05-23
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS06033IntroEstablishes the right to repair act to protect the rights of consumers to diagnose, service, maintain, and repair motor vehicles; requires original equipment manufacturers to make equipment available to independent repair providers under fair and rea...
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2019-05-16
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05947IntroLimits the amount of certain credit service charges in motor vehicle retail installment contracts.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS06115IntroEnsures that employees are automatically enrolled into the secure choice savings program and if they do not want to participate in the program, they must opt out.
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2019-05-16
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NYS05961IntroAuthorizes the exchange or transfer of firearms, rifles and shotguns pursuant to a decedent's will and/or probate order; prohibits transfers of large capacity ammunition feeding devices.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05921IntroProvides that with respect to leases on motor vehicles, no lease shall provide that the lessee would be charged a turn-in fee at the expiration of the term which constitutes solely an additional fee for administrative, handling or clerical charges.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05880IntroEstablishes the New York state loan shark act; sets a maximum annual percentage rate of interest for credit cards of fifteen percent.
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2019-05-16
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NYS06074IntroRequires cigarette and electronic cigarette packaging to include certain warnings as well as a list of ingredients and prohibits the packaging from including certain marketing language that makes it more enticing for minors to buy.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS06070IntroPermits actual damages in class action proceedings involving deceptive acts or practices and eliminates the $50 minimum award in such actions.
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2019-05-16
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NYS06063IntroProvides that no advertisement for electronic cigarettes shall be deemed to place such products as having a positive impact on a person's life or well-being.
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2019-05-16
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NYA06884EngrossRequires persons selling or offering to sell weight loss services or weight loss products to provide consumers with a weight loss and dieting information notice; sets forth such notice shall include the dangers of rapid weight loss, dieting informati...
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2019-05-15
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NYS02128IntroProhibits the sale of infant walkers and restricts the use of such infant walkers in certain settings.
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2019-05-15
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NYA04990EngrossProhibits the sale of electric assisted bicycles unless the packaging contains a notice stating that the operation of such electric assisted bicycle on any public highway, road or sidewalk may be unlawful.
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2019-05-15
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NYS05804IntroEstablishes the water-based fire protection licensure act, setting forth licensure requirements for contractors engaged in the business of the layout, installing, repairing, inspecting, testing, or maintaining of water-based fire protection systems a...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05771IntroRelates to fees for gift cards; limits the amount a merchant may charge for the gift card; and prohibits the expiration of such gift cards.
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2019-05-14
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05642IntroEnacts the NY privacy act to require companies to disclose their methods of de-identifying personal information, to place special safeguards around data sharing and to allow consumers to obtain the names of all entities with whom their information is...
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2019-05-09
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05365IntroRelates to safety recalls on used motor vehicles; requires dealers to provide notice to purchasers of safety recalls.
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2019-05-09
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03408EngrossRegulates the practice of student debt consultants by establishing prohibitions and requiring certain disclosures.
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2019-05-07
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05530IntroRelates to banning the sale of certain items relating to emotional support and therapy animals; increases the penalty for improper identification of dogs.
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2019-05-06
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03349EngrossProhibits persons or business entities from filing unnecessary personal identifying information with an agency; provides for enforcement by the attorney general.
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2019-05-06
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NYS05520IntroProvides that if a seller engages in differential pricing by offering a discount for payment by cash, check, or similar means, the highest price shall be conspicuously posted; defines terms; increases the penalty from five hundred dollars to one thou...
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2019-05-03
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NYS05366IntroRequires stores to publicly display their return and refund policies, including tracking of returns; failure to display provides buyer with automatic refund or credit.
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2019-04-29
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05333IntroRelates to the rights to contract for the burial of cremains in pet cemeteries; requires notice relating thereto.
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2019-04-26
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NYS05311IntroProvides for limited death benefit life insurance policies for persons aged 60 and over; authorizes the attorney general to enforce provisions; requires an insurer to provide consumers with a prescribed "Financial Review of Policy" form when it deliv...
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2019-04-24
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NYS05283IntroEstablishes the "right to repair farm equipment act" to protect the rights of consumers to diagnose, service, maintain, and repair farm equipment; requires original equipment manufacturers to make equipment available to independent repair providers u...
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2019-04-23
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NYS05245IntroRelates to the sale of personal information by an internet service provider.
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2019-04-18
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NYS05190IntroPlaces a cap on the amount that a rental vehicle company may charge a renter for refueling a rental vehicle; imposes a maximum fine for a violation of such cap on charges.
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2019-04-15
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NYS05169IntroEnacts the manufacturer disclosure and transparency act requiring prescription drug manufacturers to notify the attorney general of agreements between pharmaceutical manufacturers resulting in the delay of the introduction of generic medications.
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2019-04-12
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NYS05151IntroProhibits the sale of whipped cream chargers to persons under the age of twenty-one.
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2019-04-11
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NYS05123IntroRequires the disclosure of prices and additional charges at appearance enhancement businesses which practice nail specialty.
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2019-04-10
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NYS05135IntroRequires merchants to accept cash as payment for goods and services; permits the superintendent of financial services to provide exemptions based on certain criteria.
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2019-04-10
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NYS05019IntroIncreases the types of firearms that are to be included in the firearm ballistic identification databank.
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2019-04-03
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NYS04999IntroProhibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcoholic beverages within 1000 feet of schools and playgrounds; defines billboards.
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2019-04-03
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NYS05018IntroRequires credit reporting agencies to furnish proof of identity theft to creditors upon debtor's request.
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2019-04-03
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS04886IntroRelates to the manufacturing of firearms; requires any firearm manufactured by a three-dimensional printer to contain a unique identifying number and to be registered with the state police.
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2019-03-28
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NYS04846IntroRequires self-help practitioners to disclose information to clients regarding risks, to produce a risk management plan, and to create a registry within the department of state.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA00711EngrossRequires debt collectors to inform debtors in each initial communication that written communications are available in large print format.
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2019-03-27
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NYS04824IntroProvides for assistance to disabled drivers at gas stations.
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2019-03-26
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NYS04764IntroRelates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers.
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2019-03-25
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NYS04691IntroProhibits food-service and retail establishments from refusing to accept cash as payment for goods or services and calls for a civil fine if an establishment should refuse cash as payment.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA00431EngrossBans the sale of employment data reports without written consumer consent; provides such employment data reports shall include, but not be limited to, payroll and earnings information, hours worked, consumer history and health insurance information.
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2019-03-20
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS04574IntroRelates to prohibiting retail establishments including food-service establishments from refusing to accept payment in cash; a civil penalty will be assessed for such actions.
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2019-03-15
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS04621IntroProhibits the sale of electric assisted bicycles unless the packaging contains a notice stating that the operation of such electric assisted bicycle on any public highway, road or sidewalk may be unlawful.
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2019-03-15
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NYS04559IntroProhibits the sale of dry ice to individuals under eighteen years of age; a violation shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.
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2019-03-14
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
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