senate Bill S290

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that motor vehicle repair shops provide certain information regarding work guarantees

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee


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

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to transportation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to transportation

S290 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5093
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง398-d, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1218, A2168
2009-2010: S1750, A8037

S290 - Summary

Requires that motor vehicle repair shop invoices provide certain information regarding work guarantees stating the terms and time limits of any guarantee for repair work performed; also requires that if no guarantee is provided, the invoice must state such fact.

S290 - Sponsor Memo

S290 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   290

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to repair  work
  guarantees

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

  Section 1. Section 398-d of the vehicle and traffic law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  (A)  THE  INVOICE  PROVIDED  BY  THE  MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR SHOP IN
ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL CONSPICUOUSLY  SET
FORTH  THE  TERMS  AND  TIME  LIMIT OF ANY GUARANTEE FOR THE REPAIR WORK
PERFORMED. WHERE NO GUARANTEE IS GIVEN, THE INVOICE SHALL SO STATE.
  (B) THE INVOICE SHALL FURTHER CONTAIN A STATEMENT TO THE  EFFECT  THAT
COMPLAINTS   REGARDING  THE  FUNCTIONAL  ADEQUACY  OF  THE  REPAIR  WORK
PERFORMED MAY BE DIRECTED TO THE DEPARTMENT, BUT IN NO EVENT LATER  THAN
NINETY  DAYS  OR  THREE  THOUSAND  MILES  OF THE REPAIR, WHICHEVER COMES
FIRST.
  (C) THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT
OR ABRIDGE ANY STATUTORY OR OTHER RIGHT OR REMEDY OF A CONSUMER  AT  LAW
OR IN EQUITY.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01988-01-3

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.