senate Bill S2687D

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires retailer rebates to be provided by the retailer to a consumer at the time of purchase

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 14, 2012 print number 2687d
amend (t) and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 25, 2012 print number 2687c
amend (t) and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Dec 23, 2011 print number 2687b
amend and recommit to consumer protection
May 19, 2011 print number 2687a
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 28, 2011 referred to consumer protection

S2687 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7635D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2358, A5472

S2687 - Summary

Requires all rebates to be provided by the retailer to a purchaser at the time of the purchase of the good or service to which the rebate applies; authorizes the retailer to determine and disclose in advertisements the method in which the rebate shall be provided; provides for a civil penalty of one hundred dollars for each violation.

S2687 - Sponsor Memo

S2687 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2687

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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  requiring
  rebates to be provided at the time of purchase

  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
391-r to read as follows:
  S 391-R. REBATES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "REBATE"  SHALL
MEAN  THE RETURN TO A PURCHASER OF ANY GOOD OR SERVICE OF ANY PORTION OF
THE PURCHASE PRICE THEREOF OR A SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT.
  2. EVERY REBATE SHALL BE PROVIDED TO A PURCHASER AT THE TIME AND PLACE
OF RETAIL PURCHASE OF THE GOOD OR SERVICE TO WHICH THE REBATE APPLIES.
  3. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION OFFERING A REBATE  WHO
VIOLATES  THIS  SECTION  SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT LESS
THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN ONE  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.
                                                           LBD05604-01-1

S2687A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7635D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2358, A5472

S2687A - Summary

Requires all rebates to be provided by the retailer to a purchaser at the time of the purchase of the good or service to which the rebate applies; authorizes the retailer to determine and disclose in advertisements the method in which the rebate shall be provided; provides for a civil penalty of one hundred dollars for each violation.

S2687A - Sponsor Memo

S2687A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2687--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general  business  law,  in  relation  to  requiring
  rebates to be provided at the time of purchase

  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
391-r to read as follows:
  S 391-R. REBATES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "REBATE"  SHALL
MEAN  THE RETURN TO A PURCHASER OF ANY GOOD OR SERVICE OF ANY PORTION OF
THE PURCHASE PRICE THEREOF OR A SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT.
  2. EVERY REBATE SHALL BE PROVIDED TO A PURCHASER AT THE TIME OF RETAIL
PURCHASE OF THE GOOD OR SERVICE TO WHICH THE REBATE APPLIES.
  3. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION OFFERING A REBATE  WHO
VIOLATES  THIS  SECTION  SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT LESS
THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN ONE  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.
                                                           LBD05604-02-1

S2687B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7635D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2358, A5472

S2687B - Summary

Requires all rebates to be provided by the retailer to a purchaser at the time of the purchase of the good or service to which the rebate applies; authorizes the retailer to determine and disclose in advertisements the method in which the rebate shall be provided; provides for a civil penalty of one hundred dollars for each violation.

S2687B - Sponsor Memo

S2687B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2687--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business law, in relation to requiring
  rebates to be provided at the time of purchase

  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
391-s to read as follows:
  S  391-S. REBATES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "REBATE" SHALL
MEAN THE RETURN TO A PURCHASER OF ANY GOOD OR SERVICE OF ANY PORTION  OF
THE PURCHASE PRICE THEREOF OR A SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT.
  2. EVERY REBATE SHALL BE PROVIDED TO A PURCHASER AT THE TIME OF RETAIL
PURCHASE OF THE GOOD OR SERVICE TO WHICH THE REBATE APPLIES.
  3.  ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION OFFERING A REBATE WHO
VIOLATES THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY  OF  NOT  LESS
THAN  ONE  HUNDRED  DOLLARS  NOR MORE THAN ONE 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.
                                                           LBD05604-04-1

S2687C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7635D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2358, A5472

S2687C - Summary

Requires all rebates to be provided by the retailer to a purchaser at the time of the purchase of the good or service to which the rebate applies; authorizes the retailer to determine and disclose in advertisements the method in which the rebate shall be provided; provides for a civil penalty of one hundred dollars for each violation.

S2687C - Sponsor Memo

S2687C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2687--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Protection in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business law, in relation to requiring
  rebates to be provided by the retailer at the time of purchase

  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
391-s to read as follows:
  S  391-S. REBATES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "REBATE" SHALL
MEAN THE RETURN TO A PURCHASER OF ANY GOOD OR SERVICE OF ANY PORTION  OF
THE PURCHASE PRICE THEREOF OR A SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT.
  2.  EVERY  REBATE  SHALL BE PROVIDED BY THE RETAILER TO A PURCHASER AT
THE TIME OF RETAIL PURCHASE OF THE GOOD OR SERVICE TO WHICH  THE  REBATE
APPLIES.
  3.  THE  RETAIL  ESTABLISHMENT SHALL DETERMINE THE METHOD IN WHICH THE
REBATE SHALL BE PROVIDED WHEN OFFERING A REBATE.
  4. REBATES SHALL BE PROVIDED SOLELY BY THE RETAILER.
  5. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION OFFERING A REBATE  WHO
VIOLATES  THIS  SECTION  SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT LESS
THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN ONE  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.
                                                           LBD05604-06-2

S2687D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7635D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §391-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2358, A5472

S2687D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all rebates to be provided by the retailer to a purchaser at the time of the purchase of the good or service to which the rebate applies; authorizes the retailer to determine and disclose in advertisements the method in which the rebate shall be provided; provides for a civil penalty of one hundred dollars for each violation.

S2687D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2687D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2687--D

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Consumer Protection in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  requirements
  for rebates provided by retailers

  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
391-s to read as follows:
  S 391-S. REBATES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "REBATE"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  RETURN  TO A PURCHASER OF ANY GOOD OR
SERVICE OF ANY PORTION OF THE PURCHASE PRICE THEREOF OR A SPECIFIC MONE-
TARY AMOUNT;
  (B) "MANUFACTURER'S REBATE" SHALL MEAN A REBATE ADVERTISED OR  OFFERED
BY  OR  ON BEHALF OF A MANUFACTURER RETURNING TO A PURCHASER OF ANY GOOD
OR SERVICE ANY PORTION OF THE PURCHASE PRICE THEREOF OR A SPECIFIC MONE-
TARY AMOUNT.
  2. ANY RETAIL ESTABLISHMENT OFFERING A REBATE AND RESPONSIBLE FOR  THE
FINANCING OF SUCH REBATE SHALL REMIT SUCH REBATE TO THE PURCHASER AT THE
TIME  OF  RETAIL  PURCHASE  OF  THE  GOOD OR SERVICE TO WHICH THE REBATE
APPLIES.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05604-08-2

S. 2687--D                          2

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