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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to cities|
|Feb 07, 2011||referred to cities|
senate Bill S3021
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S3021 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S3021 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York and the general business law, in relation to requiring licensing for doorbuster sales PURPOSE: To ensure businesses have proper licenses and have taken certain safety precautions when conducting door buster sales. SUMMARY OF PROVISION: Amends section 1, chapter 2 of title 20 of the administrative code of the city of New York by adding subchapter 33. The new subchapter includes definitions of what a door buster sale is, the license required, application, the issuance of the license, rules, violations, and hearing authority. JUSTIFICATION: Door buster sales often attract large crowds to business stores and outlets, due to the many discounts offered. Safety is always an issue at these stores, due to high capacity of people, limited space.for customers, and inadequate security. The provisions ensure that businesses must apply for a license to have a
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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