senate Bill S7087A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the advertising medium for motor fuel sales

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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 20, 2012 amended on third reading 7087a
May 02, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2012 1st report cal.616
Apr 27, 2012 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Apr 30, 2012 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S7087
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committee
8
Aye
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2012

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S7087 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §396-xx, Gen Bus L; amd §192, add §192-h, Ag & Mkts L

S7087 - Summary

Relates to the advertising medium for motor fuel sales; requires appropriate signage visible from businesses for certain sales; makes provisions relating to advertising media letters, words, figures and numerals used in such signage.

S7087 - Sponsor Memo

S7087 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7087

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2012
                               ___________

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 and the agriculture and markets
  law, in relation to the advertising medium for motor fuel sales

  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
396-ff to read as follows:
  S 396-FF. ADVERTISING MEDIUM; MOTOR FUEL SALES. 1. THE TERM "ADVERTIS-
ING MEDIUM," AS USED IN THIS SECTION, SHALL MEAN A STREET SIGN, WHICH IS
AT  LEAST  SIX  FEET HIGH AND FOUR FEET WIDE AND AT LEAST EIGHT FEET OFF
THE GROUND.
  2. A. IN THE EVENT THAT THE SAME  GRADE  OF  MOTOR  FUEL  IS  SOLD  AT
DIFFERENT PRICES FROM ANY SINGLE PLACE OF BUSINESS, AND THE PRICES DEVI-
ATE  BY  MORE  THAN SEVEN PERCENT FOR THE SAME GRADE OF MOTOR FUEL, THEN
THE PLACE OF BUSINESS MUST HAVE AN ADVERTISING MEDIUM THAT COMPLIES WITH
THIS SECTION AND WHICH DISPLAYS THE HIGHER OF  THE  PRICES  OFFERED  FOR
THAT GRADE OF MOTOR FUEL.
  B.  THIS  SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO DISCOUNTS OR PRICE REDUCTIONS
NOT AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,
DISCOUNTS  OR  PRICE  REDUCTIONS  PROVIDED  PURSUANT TO AWARDS, REWARDS,
LOYALTY, OR PROMOTIONAL PROGRAMS.
  3. AN ADVERTISING MEDIUM REQUIRED PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION  MUST  BE
CLEARLY VISIBLE FROM EACH STREET OR HIGHWAY WHICH HAS AN ACCESS POINT TO
THE  PLACE OF BUSINESS.  ANY AND ALL INFORMATION REQUIRED TO BE INCLUDED
ON SUCH ADVERTISING MEDIUM PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE  POSTED  OR
MAINTAINED IN A CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS MANNER.
  4.  ALL  LETTERS,  WORDS,  FIGURES,  OR NUMERALS WHICH ARE PART OF THE
ADVERTISING MEDIA REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE
A HEAVY TYPE FACE OR STROKE, SHALL BE CLEARLY VISIBLE, AND OF A COLOR OR
TINT THAT WILL CONTRAST THE LETTERS, WORDS, FIGURES,  OR  NUMERALS  WITH
THE BACKGROUND OF THE ADVERTISING MEDIA.  ANY FONT USED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION  MUST  BE  AT  LEAST  SIX  INCHES  IN  HEIGHT. THE HEIGHT OF THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15526-03-2

Co-Sponsors

S7087A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §396-xx, Gen Bus L; amd §192, add §192-h, Ag & Mkts L

S7087A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the advertising medium for motor fuel sales; requires appropriate signage visible from businesses for certain sales; makes provisions relating to advertising media letters, words, figures and numerals used in such signage.

S7087A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7087A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7087--A
    Cal. No. 616

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ZELDIN, DILAN, FUSCHILLO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer
  Protection -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general business law and the agriculture and markets
  law, in relation to the advertising medium for motor fuel sales

  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
396-xx to read as follows:
  S 396-XX. ADVERTISING MEDIUM; MOTOR FUEL SALES. 1. THE TERM "ADVERTIS-
ING MEDIUM," AS USED IN THIS SECTION, SHALL MEAN A STREET  SIGN  LOCATED
WITHIN  TEN  FEET  OF  THE  MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE PLACE OF BUSINESS OR AS
CLOSE AS PRACTICABLE.
  2. A.  IN THE EVENT THAT THE SAME GRADE  OF  MOTOR  FUEL  IS  SOLD  AT
DIFFERENT PRICES FROM ANY SINGLE PLACE OF BUSINESS, AND THE PRICES DEVI-
ATE  BY  MORE  THAN SEVEN PERCENT FOR THE SAME GRADE OF MOTOR FUEL, THEN
THE PLACE OF BUSINESS MUST HAVE AN ADVERTISING MEDIUM THAT: (I) COMPLIES
WITH THIS SECTION; (II) DISPLAYS AT  LEAST  THE  HIGHER  OF  THE  PRICES
OFFERED  FOR THAT GRADE OF MOTOR FUEL; AND (III) IS A STREET SIGN, WHICH
IS AT LEAST SIX FEET HIGH AND FOUR FEET WIDE AND AT LEAST EIGHT FEET OFF
THE GROUND.
  B. IN THE EVENT THAT THE SAME GRADE OF MOTOR FUEL IS SOLD AT DIFFERENT
PRICES FROM ANY SINGLE PLACE OF BUSINESS, AND THE PRICES DEVIATE BY LESS
THAN SEVEN PERCENT FOR THE SAME GRADE OF MOTOR FUEL  AND  THE  PLACE  OF
BUSINESS  SOLELY  DISPLAYS THE PRICE OFFERED FOR MOTOR FUEL TO CUSTOMERS
PAYING THE LOWER OF THE PRICES OFFERED, THEN THE PLACE OF BUSINESS MUST,
IN A CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS  MANNER,  INCLUDE  A  NOTICE  EXPLAINING  THE
CONDITIONS  UNDER  WHICH  SUCH  FUEL  IS  SOLD  OR OFFERED FOR SALE AT A
DIFFERENT PRICE. THE CONDITIONS OF THE PRICE REDUCTION SHALL  BE  POSTED
USING  WORDS  WITH LETTERS NOT LESS THAN ONE-THIRD THE SIZE OF THE PRICE
NUMERALS.

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

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