senate Bill S2771

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that prepaid cellular telephone cards have the expiration date of the minutes purchased printed on the card in conspicuous print

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Energy And Telecommunications Committee


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Jan 08, 2014 referred to energy and telecommunications
Jan 23, 2013 referred to energy and telecommunications

S2771 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Energy And Telecommunications
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง92-f, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1085
2015-2016: S2561
2017-2018: S2356
2019-2020: S2861

S2771 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that prepaid cellular telephone cards have the expiration date of the minutes purchased printed on the card in conspicuous print.

S2771 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2771 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2771

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to the expiration of
  minutes purchased with prepaid cellular telephone cards

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs e and f of subdivision 2 of section 92-f of  the
public  service  law,  as  added by chapter 651 of the laws of 1999, are
amended and a new paragraph g is added to read as follows:
  e. any expiration date or expiration policy; [and]
  f. instructions for use of the card[.]; AND
  G. IN THE CASE OF A COMPANY THAT  OFFERS  PREPAID  CELLULAR  TELEPHONE
SERVICES  BY  MEANS OF A PREPAID CALLING CARD, SUCH PREPAID CALLING CARD
SHALL HAVE PRINTED ON ITS FACE, IN CONSPICUOUS PRINT OF A FONT AT  LEAST
TWO  TIMES LARGER THAT ANY OTHER PRINT PRINTED ON SUCH CARD, THE EXPIRA-
TION DATE FOR THE CELLULAR MINUTES PURCHASED WITH THE CARD.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06779-01-3

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