assembly Bill A8485

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Prohibits issuers of credit cards and debit cards from knowingly accepting or soliciting personal information of a cardholder from a third-party

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to consumer affairs and protection
May 21, 2009 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A8485 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง518-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5175
2013-2014: A3991

A8485 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes issuers of credit cards and debit cards are prohibited from knowingly accepting or soliciting personal information of a cardholder from a third-party; establishes a civil penalty not to exceed two thousand dollars for each violation of this section.

A8485 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8485

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. P. RIVERA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ALFA-
  NO,  BARRA  --  read  once  and  referred to the Committee on Consumer
  Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  issuers  from  accepting personal information of holders from a third-
  party

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
518-b to read as follows:
  S  518-B. PROHIBITED CREDIT CARD USER INFORMATION REQUESTS. 1. ISSUERS
OF CREDIT CARDS AND DEBIT CARDS ARE PROHIBITED FROM KNOWINGLY  ACCEPTING
OR SOLICITING THE PERSONAL INFORMATION OF A HOLDER FROM A THIRD-PARTY.
  2. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION BY AN ISSUER SHALL BE
PUNISHABLE  BY  A  CIVIL  PENALTY NOT TO EXCEED TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR
EACH SUCH VIOLATION.
  S 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11749-01-9

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