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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to consumer protection|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S358
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S358 - Details
S358 - Summary
Requires a car dealer to notify the consumer as to whether the vehicle to be purchased was manufactured for introduction into the American market or into a foreign market.
S358 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S358 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring the disclosure of the market for which a vehicle was manufactured PURPOSE: This legislation would require a car dealer doing business in New York State to notify a consumer as to whether the vehicle to be purchased was manufactured for introduction into the American market or into a foreign market. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 198-b of the General Business Law by adding a new subdivision h to require the disclosure of an intended market. The section requires that an automobile dealer must disclose in writing to the consumer whether the vehicle being purchased by the consumer was manufactured for introduction into the American market, or whether such vehicle was manufactured for introduction into a foreign market. EXISTING LAW: Existing law requires that no dealer shall sell or lease a motor vehicle to a consumer without giving the consumer a written warranty" There are no provisions requiring disclosure that an automobile was
S358 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 358 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 requiring the disclosure of the market for which a vehicle was manufactured THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 198-b of the general business law is amended by adding a new subdivision h to read as follows: H. DISCLOSURE OF INTENDED MARKET. A DEALER MUST DISCLOSE IN WRITING TO THE CONSUMER WHETHER THE VEHICLE BEING PURCHASED BY THE CONSUMER WAS MANUFACTURED FOR INTRODUCTION INTO THE AMERICAN MARKETPLACE, OR WHETHER SUCH VEHICLE WAS MANUFACTURED FOR INTRODUCTION INTO A FOREIGN MARKET- PLACE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02420-01-3
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