senate Bill S2339

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to cancellation of certain membership camping contracts

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 09, 2013 signed chap.17
Mar 28, 2013 delivered to governor
Mar 19, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.107
substituted for s2339
Mar 19, 2013 substituted by a581
Mar 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 28, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 27, 2013 1st report cal.107
Jan 16, 2013 referred to consumer protection


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S2339 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง654-a, Gen Bus L

S2339 - Summary

Relates to cancellation of certain membership camping contracts; amends provisions relating to the use of certain information provided by victims of domestic violence.

S2339 - Sponsor Memo

S2339 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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, in relation to cancellation of
  certain membership camping contracts


  Section  1.  Subparagraph 5 of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
654-a of the general business law, as added by chapter 383 of  the  laws
of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  (5)  the  purchaser  of  a  contract signed by more than one purchaser
provides to the operator a copy of any  of  the  following,  within  six
months of its issuance, involving domestic violence by another signatory
of the same contract: (A) a valid domestic violence incident report form
as  such term is defined in subdivision fifteen of section eight hundred
thirty-seven of the executive law; (B) a  valid  police  report;  (C)  a
valid  order  of  protection;  or (D) a signed affidavit from a licensed
medical or mental health care provider, employee of a court acting with-
in the scope of his or her employment,  social  worker,  a  rape  crisis
counselor  as  defined  in  section  forty-five hundred ten of the civil
practice law and rules, or advocate acting on behalf of an  agency  that
assists domestic violence victims. Paragraph d of this subdivision shall
not  apply to a purchaser canceling under this subparagraph. A claim for
termination under this subparagraph shall be made in good faith.  Termi-
nation under this subparagraph shall require, and the provision  of  any
of  the  items in (A) through (D) of this subparagraph, for the purposes
of this subparagraph, shall be presumptive  evidence  of  the  continued
existence  of  a  substantial  risk of physical or emotional harm to the
purchaser or purchaser's child. [Provision of any of the  items  in  (A)
through (D) of this subparagraph shall give the operator, at its option,
the right to investigate and, based on the information contained in such
items,  if  he  or she determines that the safety of campground users or

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


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