S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 1, 2013
Introduced by Sen. HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed,
and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer
AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to special
provisions of the not-for-profit sales
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 802 of the general business law, as added by chap-
ter 599 of the laws of 1998, subdivision 1 as designated and subdivision
2 as added by chapter 301 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
S 802. Special provisions[; not-for-profit sales]. 1. [No otolaryn-
gologist or other licensed physician who has conducted a medical evalu-
ation of hearing loss shall engage in the business of dispensing hearing
aids for a profit.] No otolaryngologist or other licensed physician who
has dispensed a hearing aid shall refuse or fail to perform repairs or
service on any hearing aid that they have dispensed.
2. Every licensed physician who engages in the dispensing of hearing
aids in compliance with the provisions of this section shall be required
to comply with sections seven hundred ninety-one, seven hundred ninety-
eight and eight hundred three of this article, in addition to compliance
with this section.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.