Bill Text: NY S01770 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to prohibiting transportation network companies from including mandatory arbitration clauses in user agreements for certain offenses including assault and sex offenses; all user agreements issued with such clause shall be considered null and void and new agreements without such clause shall be issued within 14 days of the effective date of this legislation.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-16 - REFERRED TO TRANSPORTATION [S01770 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S01770-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          1770
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 16, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
        AN  ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prohibiting
          transportation network companies from including mandatory  arbitration
          clauses in user agreements for certain offenses
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 1692 of the vehicle  and  traffic
     2  law  is  renumbered  subdivision 11 and a new subdivision 10 is added to
     3  read as follows:
     4    10. No TNC user agreement shall contain a mandatory arbitration clause
     5  for certain offenses including matters of assault  pursuant  to  article
     6  one hundred twenty of the penal law or sexual offenses pursuant to arti-
     7  cle  one  hundred  thirty  of the penal law.   Any user agreement issued
     8  prior to the effective date of this subdivision containing  such  clause
     9  shall  be  considered null and void and new user agreements without such
    10  clause shall be issued to such users within fourteen days of the  effec-
    11  tive date of this subdivision.
    12    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07186-01-9
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