senate Bill S2910

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires lending institutions that send unsolicited mail-loan checks to clearly state the interest rate and the total cost of loan in a dollar amount

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to banks
Jan 25, 2013 referred to banks

S2910 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Banking Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง9-t, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1494
2009-2010: S2285

S2910 - Summary

Requires lending institutions that send unsolicited mail-loan checks to clearly state in solicitation letter the interest rate to be applied to such loan and to demonstrate the total cost of loan in a dollar amounts, at interest rate, over periods of six months, one year, and three years.

S2910 - Sponsor Memo

S2910 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2910

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the banking law,  in  relation  to  full  disclosure  of
  interest rate on unsolicited mail-loan checks

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 9-t of the banking law,  as  added
by chapter 309 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  2. Any lending institution which issues mail-loan checks shall:
  (a) include on the face of each check issued to a non-customer a writ-
ten  statement,  in legible type reading "ONE FORM OF VALID PHOTOGRAPHIC
ID NEEDED TO CASH OR DEPOSIT"; provided, however, that any entity  cash-
ing or accepting a mail-loan check for deposit may require more than one
form of identification;
  (b)  make  no  reference  on  the outside of the envelope containing a
mail-loan check that indicates that a  check  is  enclosed  within  such
envelope;
  (c) provide that all mail-loan checks shall be non-transferable; [and]
  (d)  include  an  expiration  date  of not more than six months on the
mail-loan check; AND
  (E) PROVIDE IN LEGIBLE TYPE ON THE  FRONT  PAGE  OF  THE  SOLICITATION
LETTER,  THE  INTEREST  RATE  OR  RATES  TO BE APPLIED TO SUCH LOAN, AND
PROVIDE A TABLE DEMONSTRATING THE TOTAL COST OF SUCH LOAN AT INCREMENTAL
DOLLAR AMOUNTS, AT THE OFFERED INTEREST RATE, OVER  INCREMENTAL  PERIODS
OF TIME OF SIX MONTHS, ONE YEAR, AND THREE YEARS.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06741-01-3

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