senate Bill S687

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires an advertising medium at the location offering the sale of motor fuel

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S687 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §396-xx, Gen Bus L; amd §192, add §192-h, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4824
2009-2010: A6958

S687 - Summary

Requires an advertising medium at the location offering the sale of motor fuel.

S687 - Sponsor Memo

S687 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   687

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 agriculture and markets
  law, in relation to requiring an advertising  medium  present  at  any
  premises offering the sale of motor fuel

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

  Section 1.   The general business law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 396-xx to read as follows:
  S 396-XX. ADVERTISING MEDIUM; MOTOR FUEL SALES. 1. THE TERM "ADVERTIS-
ING  MEDIUM," AS USED IN THIS SECTION, SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED
TO, A BANNER, SIGN, PLACARD, POSTER, STREAMER, AND CARD.
  2. EVERY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION OFFERING FOR SALE OR SELLING  ANY
MOTOR FUEL TO THE PUBLIC FROM ANY PLACE OF BUSINESS SHALL DISPLAY ON THE
PREMISES  AN  ADVERTISING MEDIUM WHICH COMPLIES WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF
THIS SECTION AND WHICH ADVERTISES THE PRICES OF THE THREE  MAJOR  GRADES
OF  MOTOR FUEL OFFERED FOR SALE. THE ADVERTISING MEDIUM SHALL BE CLEARLY
VISIBLE FROM THE STREET OR HIGHWAY ADJACENT TO THE  PREMISES.  WHEN  THE
PLACE OF BUSINESS IS SITUATED AT AN INTERSECTION, THE ADVERTISING MEDIUM
SHALL  BE  CLEARLY VISIBLE FROM EACH STREET OF THE INTERSECTION. FOR THE
PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, MOTOR FUEL DOES NOT INCLUDE PROPANE.
  3. A.  IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION  TO  DISPLAY
ANY  ADVERTISING  MEDIUM  WHICH INDICATES THE PRICE OF MOTOR FUEL UNLESS
THE ADVERTISING MEDIUM DISPLAYS ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (1) THE PRICE PER GALLON, INCLUDING ALL TAXES, IN NUMERALS, AND  FRAC-
TIONS WHEN APPLICABLE, NOT LESS THAN SIX INCHES IN HEIGHT AND OF UNIFORM
SIZE  AND  COLOR.  FOR THE PURPOSE OF ARTICLE SIXTEEN OF THE AGRICULTURE
AND MARKETS LAW, FRACTIONS ARE CONSIDERED ONE NUMERAL;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03707-01-3

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