senate Bill S726

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows individuals to register their telefacsimile telephone numbers with the consumer protection board as part of the "do not call" statewide registry

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
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S726 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §399-z, Gen Bus L; amd §92-d, Pub Serv L; amd §97-www, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1467

S726 - Summary

Allows individuals to register their telefacsimile telephone numbers with the consumer protection board as part of the "do not call" statewide registry.

S726 - Sponsor Memo

S726 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   726

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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, the public service law and the
  state finance law, in relation to  allowing  individuals  to  register
  their  telefacsimile  telephone  numbers  with the consumer protection
  board as part of the "do not call" 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
statewide  registry;  authorization of the transfer of telephone numbers
on the no telemarketing sales calls AND TELEFACSIMILE ADVERTISING state-
wide registry to the national "do-not-call" 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:  (i)  from  a  location  in  this  state; or (ii) from a location
outside of this state to consumers residing 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.

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