assembly Bill A8352

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to broadening the definition of a consumer

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Jan 09, 2014 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A8352 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง198-a & 198-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1834
2017-2018: A538
2019-2020: A3686
2021-2022: A391

A8352 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to broadening the definition of a consumer.

A8352 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8352

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the  definition
  of a consumer

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

  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (a)  of  section  198-a  of  the
general  business law, as amended by chapter 530 of the laws of 1990, is
amended to read as follows:
  (1) "Consumer" means the purchaser, lessee or transferee,  other  than
for  purposes  of resale, of a motor vehicle which is used primarily for
personal,  family  or  household  purposes  OR  COMMERCIAL  OR  BUSINESS
PURPOSES  and  any other person entitled by the terms of the manufactur-
er's warranty to enforce the obligations of such warranty;
  S 2. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (a) of section 198-b  of  the  general
business  law, as amended by chapter 530 of the laws of 1990, is amended
to read as follows:
  1. "Consumer" means the purchaser, or lessee, other than for  purposes
of  resale, of a used motor vehicle primarily used for personal, family,
or household purposes OR COMMERCIAL OR BUSINESS PURPOSES and subject  to
a  warranty,  and  the spouse or child of the purchaser or the lessee if
either such motor vehicle or the lease of such motor vehicle  is  trans-
ferred to the spouse or child during the duration of any warranty appli-
cable  to such motor vehicle, and any other person entitled by the terms
of such warranty to enforce the obligations of the warranty;
  S 3. 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.
A                                                          LBD13238-02-3