senate Bill S3021

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires licensing for doorbuster sales

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to cities
Feb 07, 2011 referred to cities

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S3021 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1868
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 20 Chap 2 Subchap 33 §§20-539 - 20-545, NYC Ad Cd; add Art 29-FF §§596-a - 596-f, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3706A, A11373

S3021 - Summary

Requires licensing for doorbuster sales; defines "doorbuster sale"; establishes procedure for application and issuance of license for such sale; establishes penalties for violation and hearing authority (view more) adds licensing requirements to the general business law.

S3021 - Sponsor Memo

S3021 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3021

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HUNTLEY,  ADDABBO, DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Cities

AN  ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the
  general business law, in relation to requiring licensing for  doorbus-
  ter sales

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

  Section 1. Chapter 2 of title 20 of the  administrative  code  of  the
city  of  New  York  is amended by adding a new subchapter 33 to read as
follows:
                              SUBCHAPTER 33
                            DOORBUSTER SALES
  S 20-539 DEFINITIONS.
  S 20-540 LICENSE REQUIRED.
  S 20-541 APPLICATION.
  S 20-542 ISSUANCE OF LICENSE.
  S 20-543 RULES.
  S 20-544 VIOLATIONS.
  S 20-545 HEARING AUTHORITY.
  S 20-539 DEFINITIONS. WHENEVER USED IN THIS SUBCHAPTER, THE  FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE:
  1. "DOORBUSTER SALE." A SALE OR AN OFFER TO SELL TO THE PUBLIC, GOODS,
WARES,  AND  MERCHANDISE OF ANY KIND AT A SUBSTANTIALLY DISCOUNTED PRICE
FOR A LIMITED TIME WHERE THE FOLLOWING FACTORS OCCUR:
  A. THE SALE FEATURES CERTAIN ITEMS AT A FURTHER REDUCED  PRICE  FOR  A
LIMITED TIME ON THE DAY OF THE SALE; AND
  B.  THE SALE FEATURES A LIMITED QUANTITY OF CERTAIN ITEMS AT A FURTHER
REDUCED PRICE TO ATTRACT USUALLY LARGER THAN ANTICIPATED CROWDS; AND
  C. LANGUAGE IS USED TO PROMOTE THE SALE WHICH ENTICES  THE  PUBLIC  TO
WAIT  IN LINE PRIOR TO THE RETAILER'S OPENING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05566-01-1

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