assembly Bill A7667

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires that prepaid cellular telephone cards have the expiration date of the minutes purchased printed on the card in conspicuous print

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to consumer affairs and protection
May 21, 2015 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A7667 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2561
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง92-f, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1085
2013-2014: S2771
2017-2018: A2892, S2356
2019-2020: A3327, S2861

A7667 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that prepaid cellular telephone cards have the expiration date of the minutes purchased printed on the card in conspicuous print.

A7667 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7667

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 21, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DILAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to the expiration of
  minutes purchased with prepaid cellular telephone cards

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

  Section  1. Paragraphs e and f of subdivision 2 of section 92-f of the
public service law, as added by chapter 651 of the  laws  of  1999,  are
amended and a new paragraph g is added to read as follows:
  e. any expiration date or expiration policy; [and]
  f. instructions for use of the card[.]; AND
  G.  IN  THE  CASE  OF A COMPANY THAT OFFERS PREPAID CELLULAR TELEPHONE
SERVICES BY MEANS OF A PREPAID CALLING CARD, SUCH PREPAID  CALLING  CARD
SHALL  HAVE PRINTED ON ITS FACE, IN CONSPICUOUS PRINT OF A FONT AT LEAST
TWO TIMES LARGER THAT ANY OTHER PRINT PRINTED ON SUCH CARD, THE  EXPIRA-
TION DATE FOR THE CELLULAR MINUTES PURCHASED WITH THE CARD.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06650-01-5