senate Bill S157

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the right to cancel a membership campground contract

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
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S157 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2031
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง654, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4859, A6507

S157 - Summary

Provides the right to cancel a membership campground contract where the purchaser has been a member for at least five years, is medically unable to utilize the facilities, has paid all dues and fees through the current year and provides notice.

S157 - Sponsor Memo

S157 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   157

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to cancellation of
  membership campground contracts

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

  Section  1.  Section  654  of  the  general business law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. A PURCHASER OF A MEMBERSHIP  CAMPGROUND  CONTRACT  SHALL  HAVE  THE
RIGHT TO CANCEL SUCH CONTRACT UNDER THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  A.  THE  PURCHASER  HAS BEEN A MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING FOR A PERIOD OF
NOT LESS THAN FIVE YEARS; OR
  B. THE PURCHASER HAS RECEIVED WRITTEN CERTIFICATION FROM  A  PHYSICIAN
THAT  THEIR  HEALTH AND/OR PHYSICAL CONDITION WILL NO LONGER PERMIT SUCH
PERSON TO UTILIZE THE FACILITIES OFFERED BY THE  MEMBERSHIP  CAMPGROUND;
OR
  C.  THE PURCHASER HAS RELOCATED TO A PERMANENT RESIDENCE NOT LESS THAN
FIVE HUNDRED MILES FROM THE MEMBERSHIP CAMPGROUND.
  WHERE A PURCHASER CANCELS A CONTRACT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SUCH
PURCHASER SHALL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE PAID ALL OUTSTANDING FEES, DUES,  OR
ANY  OTHER PAYMENTS DUE TO THE MEMBERSHIP CAMPGROUND THROUGH THE BALANCE
OF THE CURRENT CALENDAR YEAR. NOTIFICATION OF THE  INTENT  TO  CANCEL  A
MEMBERSHIP  CAMPGROUND  CONTRACT SHALL BE DELIVERED TO THE MANAGEMENT OF
THE MEMBERSHIP CAMPGROUND BY CERTIFIED UNITED STATES  MAIL  THIRTY  DAYS
PRIOR TO CANCELLATION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00655-01-1

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