(Queens, NY) The State Senate passed legislation (S7296A) sponsored by Senator José Peralta (D-Queens) that will protect consumers from the growing trend of companies attempting to charge an additional fee for receiving paper billing statements instead of electronic billing statements.
Joint – Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection Chair: Senator José Peralta and Assembly Standing Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection Chair: Assembly Member Audrey I. Pheffer Public Hearing: S. 7302/A. 6634-A – Establishes the “New York State Consumers’ Right to Repair Act of 2010” Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York Time: 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Contact: Senate – Margarita Perez (518) 455-2529 Assembly – Eric Jacobsen (518) 455-4355 Media Contact: Senate – Anne Fenton (718) 205-3881 Assembly – Assembly Press Office (518) 455-3888 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
Van Buren Hearing Room A
181 State Street,
NYS Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor
(Albany, NY) The State Senate Democratic Majority has passed legislation sponsored by State Senator Jose Peralta (D-Queens), Chair of the Consumer Protection Committee, requiring car dealerships to pay preexisting balances on vehicles they purchase or accept for trade in from consumers in a timely manner.