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
November 1, 2013
Introduced by Sens. DIAZ, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to requiring
mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of
not guilty of larceny in mercantile establishments
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 11-105 of the general obligations law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 13 to read as follows:
13. CESSATION OF COLLECTIONS UPON FINDING OF NOT GUILTY. AN ADULT,
EMANCIPATED MINOR, OR THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF AN UNEMANCIPATED
MINOR WHO IS FOUND NOT GUILTY IN ANY PROCEEDING BROUGHT UNDER THIS
SECTION SHALL NOT BE CIVILLY LIABLE TO THE OPERATOR OF THE MERCANTILE
ESTABLISHMENT BRINGING THE PROCEEDING AND ANY ATTEMPTS TO COLLECT MONEY
OR RECOVER MERCHANDISE FROM THE ADULT, EMANCIPATED MINOR, OR THE PARENTS
OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF AN UNEMANCIPATED MINOR SHALL IMMEDIATELY CEASE.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.