senate Bill S358

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
Jan 09, 2013 referred to consumer protection

S358 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง198-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3328
2009-2010: S1966

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

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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