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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to consumer protection|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S726
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S726 - Details
- Current Committee:
- 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:
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
BILL NUMBER:S726 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This bill would allow individuals that have fax machines in their homes to register their fax numbers with the "do not call" list so that they could take action to stop receiving unsolicited advertisements during the middle of the night. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: amends section 399-z of the general business law to amend the name of the registry to reflect the inclusion of fax numbers. The new name as designated by the bill would be the no telemarketing sales calls and telefacsimile advertising statewide registry. Subsection (k) defines "unsolicited telefacsimile advertisement" to mean any
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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