senate Bill S4179

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires operators of bowling centers to give certain notices to bowlers and grants immunity from civil liability to operators of bowling centers from certain action

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 10, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2013 1st report cal.1140
Mar 13, 2013 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jun 5, 2013 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4179
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
9
Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2013

aye (2)

S4179 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4739
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง390-d, Gen Bus L

S4179 - Summary

Requires operators of bowling centers to give certain notices to bowlers about bowling shoes and grants immunity from civil liability to operators of bowling centers from certain actions.

S4179 - Sponsor Memo

S4179 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4179

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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
  operators of bowling centers to give certain notices to bowlers and to
  grant  immunity  from  civil liability to operators of bowling centers
  from certain lawsuits

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

  Section  1. This act shall be known, and may be cited as, the "bowling
center act".
  S 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 390-d
to read as follows:
  S 390-D. BOWLING CENTERS. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
  (A) "BOWLER" MEANS A PERSON IN A BOWLING CENTER  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF
RECREATIONAL OR COMPETITIVE BOWLING.
  (B)  "BOWLING  CENTER" MEANS A STRUCTURE THAT HAS AN AREA SPECIFICALLY
DESIGNED TO BE USED BY THE PUBLIC FOR RECREATIONAL OR COMPETITIVE  BOWL-
ING.
  (C) "BOWLING SHOES" MEANS SHOES THAT ARE SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR THE
PURPOSE OF RECREATIONAL OR COMPETITIVE BOWLING.
  (D)  "OPERATOR"  MEANS A PERSON THAT OWNS, MANAGES, CONTROLS, DIRECTS,
OR HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF OPERATING A BOWLING CENTER.
  2. NOTICES. AN OPERATOR SHALL POST A CONSPICUOUS NOTICE IN A CONSPICU-
OUS PLACE NEAR EACH ENTRANCE TO AND EXIT  FROM  A  BOWLING  CENTER  THAT
READS AS FOLLOWS:
  "DO  NOT  WEAR  BOWLING  SHOES  OUTSIDE. BOWLING SHOES ARE SPECIALIZED
FOOTWEAR FOR INDOOR USE ONLY. BOWLING SHOES WORN OUTSIDE MAY BE AFFECTED
BY SUBSTANCES OR MATERIALS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SNOW, ICE, RAIN,
MOISTURE, FOOD, OR DEBRIS THAT MAY CAUSE THE PERSON WEARING THE  BOWLING
SHOES  TO  SLIP,  TRIP,  STUMBLE, OR FALL ON THE FLOOR OR ALLEY SURFACES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08636-01-3

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