senate Bill S2554

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to cancellation of membership camping contracts

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8965 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2012 approval memo.6
signed chap.383
Aug 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1374
substituted for s2554
Jun 20, 2012 substituted by a8965
ordered to third reading cal.1374
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
May 16, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2011 1st report cal.585
Jan 25, 2011 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jun 20, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S2554
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 10, 2011 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2554
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 10, 2011

aye wr (1)

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S2554 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8965
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §654-a, amd §653, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11119B, A11119A
2011-2012: A940

S2554 - Summary

Relates to cancellation of membership camping contracts.

S2554 - Sponsor Memo

S2554 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2554

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 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 camping contracts

  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
654-a to read as follows:
  S  654-A.  CANCELLATION  OF  MEMBERSHIP  CAMPING CONTRACTS. 1. FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL  HAVE  THE  FOLLOWING
MEANINGS:
  A.  "ADULT  CARE FACILITY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SUCH TERM IS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-ONE OF SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL  SERVICES
LAW,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER, THAT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM
"ADULT CARE FACILITY" SHALL NOT INCLUDE A SHELTER FOR ADULTS;
  B. "DOMESTIC PARTNER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME  MEANING  AS  SUCH  TERM  IS
DEFINED   IN   SUBDIVISION   SEVEN   OF   SECTION   TWENTY-NINE  HUNDRED
NINETY-FOUR-A OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
  C. "RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY" SHALL HAVE THE SAME  MEANING  AS
SUCH  TERM  IS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW; AND
  D. "SHELTER FOR ADULTS" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS  SUCH  TERM  IS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  TWENTY-THREE  OF  SECTION  TWO  OF  THE SOCIAL
SERVICES LAW.
  2. A. UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE CANCELLATION  PERIOD  PROVIDED  UNDER
SECTION SIX HUNDRED FIFTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, A PURCHASER OF A MEMBER-
SHIP CAMPING CONTRACT SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO CANCEL SUCH CONTRACT UNDER
THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
  (1)  THERE  IS  A  MATERIAL BREACH OF CONTRACT BY THE MEMBERSHIP CAMP-
GROUND OPERATOR TO PROVIDE THE ESSENTIAL SERVICES AND  PROGRAMS  AS  SET
FORTH  AND IN THE MANNER PROVIDED IN THE MEMBERSHIP CAMPING CONTRACT.  A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00798-01-1

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