assembly Bill A7339A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to home improvement contract provisions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.441
rules report cal.441
reported
Jun 06, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jun 01, 2016 reported referred to codes
Feb 25, 2016 print number 7339a
Feb 25, 2016 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 06, 2016 referred to consumer affairs and protection
May 06, 2015 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A7339 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5126
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§770 & 771, add §771-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3246
2019-2020: A7531

A7339 - Summary

Relates to home improvement contract provisions.

A7339 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7339

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT  to amend the general business law, in relation to home improve-
  ment contract provisions

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 770 of the general business law is
amended  by  adding  three  new  paragraphs  (f), (g) and (h) to read as
follows:
  (F) AN OWNER OR FARM PROPERTY OWNER WHO PHYSICALLY  PERFORMS,  OR  HAS
EMPLOYEES  WHO  PERFORM  REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR
MODERNIZING OF, OR ADDING TO, THEIR OWN DWELLING  OR  ANOTHER  STRUCTURE
LOCATED  ON THE PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PERSON WITHOUT THE ASSISTANCE OF A
HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR.
  (G) ANY AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES
GOVERNMENT, THE STATE OF NEW YORK, OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PERFORM-
ING  THE REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR MODERNIZING OF,
OR ADDING TO, GOVERNMENT PROPERTY.
  (H) ANY PERSON WHO FURNISHES ANY FABRICATED OR FINISHED PRODUCT, MATE-
RIAL, OR ARTICLE  OF  MERCHANDISE  THAT  IS  NOT  INCORPORATED  INTO  OR
ATTACHED  TO  REAL PROPERTY BY THE PERSON SO AS TO BECOME AFFIXED TO THE
RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
  S 2. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 1 of  section  771  of  the  general
business  law,  as amended by chapter 32 of the laws of 1989, is amended
to read as follows:
  (h) A notice to the owner that, in addition to any right otherwise  to
revoke  an  offer,  the  owner  may cancel the home improvement contract
until midnight of the [third] FIFTH business day after the day on  which
the  owner has signed an agreement or offer to purchase relating to such
contract.  Cancellation occurs when written notice  of  cancellation  is
given  to  the  home  improvement contractor. Notice of cancellation, if

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10737-01-5

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A7339A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5126
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§770 & 771, add §771-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A3246
2019-2020: A7531

A7339A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to home improvement contract provisions.

A7339A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7339--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection -- recommitted to the Committee
  on Consumer Affairs and Protection in accordance with Assembly Rule 3,
  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  home  improve-
  ment contract provisions

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 770 of the general business law is
amended by adding three new paragraphs (f),  (g)  and  (h)  to  read  as
follows:
  (F)  AN  OWNER  OR FARM PROPERTY OWNER WHO PHYSICALLY PERFORMS, OR HAS
EMPLOYEES WHO PERFORM REPAIRING, REMODELING,  ALTERING,  CONVERTING,  OR
MODERNIZING  OF,  OR  ADDING TO, THEIR OWN DWELLING OR ANOTHER STRUCTURE
LOCATED ON THE PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PERSON WITHOUT THE ASSISTANCE OF  A
HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR.
  (G)  ANY  AUTHORIZED  EMPLOYEE  OR REPRESENTATIVE OF THE UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT, THE STATE OF NEW YORK, OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PERFORM-
ING THE REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR MODERNIZING  OF,
OR ADDING TO, GOVERNMENT PROPERTY.
  (H) ANY PERSON WHO FURNISHES ANY FABRICATED OR FINISHED PRODUCT, MATE-
RIAL,  OR  ARTICLE  OF  MERCHANDISE  THAT  IS  NOT  INCORPORATED INTO OR
ATTACHED TO REAL PROPERTY BY THE PERSON SO AS TO BECOME AFFIXED  TO  THE
RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
  S  2.  Subdivision  1  of  section  771 of the general business law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I) THE NAME OF THE INSURER, TYPE OF INSURANCE COVERAGE AS REQUIRED BY
SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE-B OF THIS ARTICLE, AND  THE  INSURANCE
POLICY LIMITS OBTAINED BY THE HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10737-02-6