Bills Pending New York Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee

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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
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
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
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS02426IntroRegulates the practice of student debt consultants by establishing prohibitions and requiring certain disclosures.
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2019-04-23
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS05245IntroRelates to the sale of personal information by an internet service provider.
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2019-04-18
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
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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NYS05171IntroEnhances protections for homeowners who have paid contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers for home improvements; enhances penalties, civil and criminal for violations of the consumer protection provisions of the Home Improvement Contracts...
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2019-04-12
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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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NYS05163IntroRequires an excavator to notify 911 in the event of an electrical short or the escape of gas or hazardous fluids endangering life where damage has resulted to an underground facility.
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2019-04-11
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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
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
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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NYS05056IntroProvides restrictions on advertisement and promotion of electronic cigarettes; prohibits misrepresentations regarding health consequences; prohibits agreements which suppress research data regarding health consequences of vaping.
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2019-04-05
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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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NYS04977IntroRelates to process server records; provides for oversight of process server records by third party contractors.
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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
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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
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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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NYS04807IntroEnacts the pension poaching prevention act to prevent financial planners, insurance agents, and other professionals from luring veterans and their family members to pay substantial funds for veterans' benefits services that the offering entity is unq...
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2019-03-26
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS04427IntroProvides certain warranties and protections for purchasers of new and used motor vehicles; includes commercial and business purchasers under the Lemon law.
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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
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS04777IntroEnacts the "nuisance call act"; requires telemarketer's or seller's entity specific do-not-call list; and requires the express written agreement from a consumer before a telemarketer or seller can transmit, share, or otherwise make available any cust...
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2019-03-25
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
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
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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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2019-03-18
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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
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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
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NYS04555IntroEnacts the consumer litigation funding act to promote consumer protections related to consumer litigation funding transactions; provides for contract requirements, including that the contract contain a no penalty provision for the pre-payment of the ...
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2019-03-14
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NYS04515IntroRaises the maximum fine for persons who violate the law regulating telemarketing to twenty thousand dollars.
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2019-03-13
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NYS04478IntroEstablishes contract requirements for third party litigation financing which includes requiring contracts to contain a right of rescission, a written acknowledgement by the attorney retained, a clear outline of the scheduled fee structure and a no pe...
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2019-03-12
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NYS04460IntroMakes certain amendments concerning zone pricing of gasoline.
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2019-03-12
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NYS04431IntroRelates to hazardous toys and other articles intended for use by children.
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2019-03-11
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NYS04411IntroGrants a consumer a right to request a business to disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal information that it collects about the consumer, the categories of sources from which that information is collected, the business purposes for ...
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2019-03-11
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NYS04386IntroProvides for the regulation of the licensure and practice of immigration providers by the department of state in order to protect immigrants from exploitation.
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2019-03-11
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NYS04403IntroRelates to fire suppression systems and licensing professionals to perform authorized work on fire suppression systems.
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2019-03-11
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NYS04394IntroRequires debt collectors to inform debtors in each initial communication that written communications are available in large print format.
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2019-03-11
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NYS04433IntroProhibits the use of social media websites for the purpose of debt collection.
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2019-03-11
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NYS04421IntroRequires that credit reporting agencies contact consumers when an inquiry is made into their credit history; requires credit reporting agencies to provide the consumer with information pertaining to the entity that requested the credit report.
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2019-03-11
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NYS04295IntroRequires the registration of mail-in second-hand precious metals dealers with the department of state and regulates the conduct of the business thereof.
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2019-03-06
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NYS04266IntroProvides that any charges assessed by a credit card company for late payment shall not exceed five percent of the unpaid balance of any bill, including any interest thereon, or twenty dollars, whichever amount is less.
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2019-03-05
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NYS04250IntroProhibits the manufacture or sale of cosmetics tested on animals; punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars for the first violation and not more than one thousand dollars for each subsequent violation.
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2019-03-05
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NYS04210IntroRelates to communications by mercantile establishments attempting to settle civil actions deriving from larceny prosecutions.
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2019-03-04
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NYS04178IntroProvides that no business shall be prohibited from adopting a zero tolerance drug policy.
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2019-03-04
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NYS04102IntroProves that it is a deceptive act in the conduct of any business, trade or commerce to threaten civil litigation, where such threat relates to an alleged violation of intellectual property rights unless the person so threatened makes a payment of mon...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA02374EngrossRelates to requiring a consumer credit reporting agency to offer identity theft prevention and mitigation services in the case of a breach of the security of such agency's system.
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2019-02-27
To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS04012IntroRelates to the use of voice recognition features on certain products.
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2019-02-25
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NYS04020IntroProhibits telemarketers from placing unsolicited telemarketing sales calls during a state of emergency or disaster emergency.
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2019-02-25
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