Bill Text: NY A04470 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Requires disclosure of a missing or non-functional airbag for certain vehicles at resale or auction.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-7)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-24 - reference changed to consumer affairs and protection [A04470 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04470-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 4, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI, PAULIN, GALEF, WILLIAMS, GUNTHER,
          VANEL, WALSH, RAIA, FINCH, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
          NOUGH, PALMESANO, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee  on
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general business law, in relation to missing or
          non-functioning airbags in certain vehicles
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  This  act shall be known and may be cited as the "Anthony
     2  Amoros Law".
     3    § 2. Subdivision 3 of section  23  of  the  general  business  law  is
     4  amended by adding a new paragraph f to read as follows:
     5    f. No motor vehicle, which has been manufactured on or after September
     6  first,  nineteen  hundred  ninety-seven,  shall be sold by an automobile
     7  auctioneer unless he or she has disclosed to the buyer whether the vehi-
     8  cle, to the best of the automobile auctioneer's knowledge, is missing an
     9  inflatable restraint system or  contains  a  non-functioning  inflatable
    10  restraint  system.  If  the  vehicle  is missing an inflatable restraint
    11  system or contains a non-functioning  inflatable  restraint  system  the
    12  disclosure  of  the  status of the vehicle's inflatable restraint system
    13  shall be made by the auctioneer (i) in a written disclosure made in  not
    14  less  that  ten-point  bold  face type and appearing on the front of the
    15  sales contract, receipt, invoice, or other document used  in  connection
    16  with the sale of the vehicle that shall set forth whether the vehicle is
    17  missing  an  inflatable  restraint  system or contains a non-functioning
    18  inflatable restraint system; and (ii) if by affixing a conspicuous  sign
    19  to  the windshield of each vehicle offered for sale, sold or made avail-
    20  able for inspection prior to auction that shall disclose that the  vehi-
    21  cle  either is missing an inflatable restraint system or contains a non-
    22  functioning inflatable restraint system.
    23    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.