senate Bill S6897

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "lawn litter law act"

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  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Mar 27, 2014 referred to consumer protection

S6897 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2344
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง397-a, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A200, S3893
2009-2010: A10273, A7862, S4973

S6897 - Summary

Enacts the "lawn litter law act"; relates to the rebuttable presumption regarding distributing unsolicited advertising on private property in cities with a population of one million or more.

S6897 - Sponsor Memo

S6897 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6897

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2014
                               ___________

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, in relation  to  enacting  the
  "lawn litter law act"

  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  "lawn
litter law act".
  S  2.  Subdivision  3 of section 397-a of the general business law, as
amended by chapter 3 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  3. There shall be a rebuttable presumption that the person whose name,
telephone number, or other identifying information appears on any  unso-
licited  advertising  materials  described  in  subdivision  one of this
section [and placed at two or more premises] shall  be  liable  for  any
violations of this section.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05091-01-3

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