senate Bill S5977

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of not guilty of larceny in mercantile establishments

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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

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Judiciary committee Vote

S5977
8
14
committee
8
Aye
14
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5977 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8248
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-105, 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

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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