|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 29, 2014||defeated in judiciary|
|Mar 10, 2014||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to judiciary|
|Nov 01, 2013||referred to rules|
senate Bill S5977
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5977 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- General Obligations Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §11-105, Gen Ob L
S5977 - Summary
Requires mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of not guilty of larceny in mercantile establishments.
S5977 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5977 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general obligations law, in relation to requiring mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of not guilty of larceny in mercantile establishments PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Provides for the immediate cessation of collections upon a finding of not guilty. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1.. Amends section 11-105 of the general obligations law by adding a new subdivision 13. Provides that a person who is found not guilty of larceny shall not be civilly liable to the operator of a mercantile establishment. Requires that any attempt to collect money or recover merchandise shall immediately cease. Section 2. Effective Date EXISTING LAW: Section 11-105 of the General Obligations law establishes civil penalties in cases of larceny.
S5977 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5977 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E November 1, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. DIAZ, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to requiring mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of not guilty of larceny in mercantile establishments THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 11-105 of the general obligations law is amended by adding a new subdivision 13 to read as follows: 13. CESSATION OF COLLECTIONS UPON FINDING OF NOT GUILTY. AN ADULT, EMANCIPATED MINOR, OR THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF AN UNEMANCIPATED MINOR WHO IS FOUND NOT GUILTY IN ANY PROCEEDING BROUGHT UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL NOT BE CIVILLY LIABLE TO THE OPERATOR OF THE MERCANTILE ESTABLISHMENT BRINGING THE PROCEEDING AND ANY ATTEMPTS TO COLLECT MONEY OR RECOVER MERCHANDISE FROM THE ADULT, EMANCIPATED MINOR, OR THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF AN UNEMANCIPATED MINOR SHALL IMMEDIATELY CEASE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13034-01-3
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