Bill Text: NY S01631 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

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

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-18 - ordered to third reading rules cal.257 [S01631 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01631-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 15, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection
        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.