senate Bill S2910

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the no telemarketing sales calls statewide registry

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Feb 15, 2011 advanced to third reading
Feb 14, 2011 2nd report cal.
Feb 08, 2011 1st report cal.82
Feb 03, 2011 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Feb 8, 2011 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2910
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Feb 8, 2011

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S2910 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1170
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง399-z, Gen Bus L

S2910 - Summary

Relates to the no telemarketing sales calls statewide registry.

S2910 - Sponsor Memo

S2910 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2910

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ZELDIN -- 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 the no telemar-
  keting sales calls statewide registry

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

  Section  1.  Section  399-z of the general business law, as amended by
chapter 344 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S 399-z. Telemarketing; establishment of no telemarketing sales  calls
OR  FACSIMILE  SALES  TRANSMISSIONS statewide registry; authorization of
the transfer of telephone numbers on the no telemarketing sales calls OR
FACSIMILE  SALES  TRANSMISSIONS  statewide  registry  to  the   national
["do-not-call"]  "DO-NOT-CALL-OR-TRANSMIT"  registry. 1. As used in this
section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
  a. "Board" shall mean the consumer protection board;
  b. "Director" means the executive director of the consumer  protection
board;
  c. "Customer" means any natural person who is a resident of this state
and  who  is  or may be required to pay for or to exchange consideration
for goods and services offered through telemarketing;
  d. "Doing business in this state" means  conducting  telephonic  sales
calls  OR  FACSIMILE  SALES TRANSMISSIONS:   (i) from a location in this
state; or (ii) from a location outside of this state to consumers resid-
ing in this state;
  e. "Goods and services"  means  any  goods  and  services,  and  shall
include  any real property or any tangible personal property or services
of any kind;
  f. "Negative option feature" means, in an offer or agreement  to  sell
or provide any goods or services, a provision under which the customer's
silence or failure to take an affirmative action to reject such goods or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05222-01-1

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