senate Bill S38

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires travel agents to be registered with the department of state, and provides for the regulation thereof; repealer

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S38 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add Art 10-A §§155 - 159, Gen Bus L; amd §154, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2791
2009-2010: S7944

S38 - Summary

Requires travel agents to be registered with the department of state, and provides for the regulation thereof.

S38 - Sponsor Memo

S38 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   38

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 and  the  economic  development
  law,  in relation to requiring travel consultants and travel promoters
  located or doing business in this state  to  be  registered  with  the
  department  of  state; and to repeal article 10-A of the general busi-
  ness law relating to the truth in travel act

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

  Section  1. Article 10-A of the general business law is REPEALED and a
new article 10-A is added to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 10-A
                        SELLERS OF TRAVEL AGENTS
SECTION 155.   LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        155-A. DEFINITIONS.
        156.   DOING BUSINESS WITHOUT REGISTRATION PROHIBITED.
        156-A. APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION.
        156-B. CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO REGISTRATION.
        156-C. REGISTRATION.
        156-D. GROUNDS FOR DENIAL, SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF REGISTRA-
                 TION.
        156-E. PREEMPTION.
        156-F. REGULATIONS.
        157.   TRAVEL AGREEMENTS.
        157-A. PROHIBITED PRACTICES BY TRAVEL CONSULTANTS.
        157-B. PROHIBITED PRACTICES BY TRAVEL PROMOTERS.
        158.   VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES.
        159.   SEVERABILITY.
  S 155. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. IT IS HEREBY DETERMINED AND  DECLARED  THAT
THE  PROMOTION  OF  TRAVEL, EITHER INDIVIDUALLY OR AS A GROUP, IS NOW OF

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

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