Senate Bill S5201

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Permits automatic renewal of contracts for electronic and life safety alarm services

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2011-S5201 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4338
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §5-903, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10043
2013-2014: S2443, A2146
2015-2016: A6496
2017-2018: A6191
2019-2020: A10161
2021-2022: A9131
2023-2024: A5671

2011-S5201 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits automatic renewal of contracts for electronic and life safety alarm services.

2011-S5201 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2011-S5201 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5201

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in  relation  to  automatic
  renewal of contracts for electronic and life safety alarm services

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

  Section 1. Section 5-903 of the general obligations law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A.  PAYMENT  BY  THE PERSON RECEIVING THE SERVICE OF AN INVOICE ON A
CONTRACT FOR ELECTRONIC AND LIFE SAFETY ALARM SERVICES AFTER  EXPIRATION
OF  THE  TERM  OF THE CONTRACT SHALL BE CONSIDERED ACKNOWLEDGMENT BY THE
PERSON RECEIVING THE SERVICE THAT THE TERM  OF  THE  CONTRACT  HAS  BEEN
EXTENDED  OR  RENEWED  FOR  THE  ORIGINAL  TERM, OR ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR,
WHICHEVER IS LESS, AND SUCH PAYMENT SHALL FULFILL  THE  NOTICE  REQUIRE-
MENTS OF THIS SECTION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH INVOICE CLEARLY INDICATES THAT
PAYMENT  CONSTITUTES  AN  EXTENSION  OR  RENEWAL  OF  SUCH  CONTRACT AND
PROVIDES THE TERMS OF SUCH EXTENSION OR RENEWAL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08745-03-1


              

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