assembly Bill A2892A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the expiration of minutes purchased with prepaid cellular telephone cards

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
substitution reconsidered
3rd reading cal.2032
substituted for s2356a
Mar 19, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.235
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 12, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.134
rules report cal.134
reported
Jun 05, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 01, 2017 print number 2892a
Jun 01, 2017 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 23, 2017 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A2892 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2356
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §92-f, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1085
2013-2014: S2771
2015-2016: A7667, S2561
2019-2020: A3327, S2861

A2892 - Summary

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

A2892 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2892

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

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.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD04778-01-7

A2892A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2356
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §92-f, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1085
2013-2014: S2771
2015-2016: A7667, S2561
2019-2020: A3327, S2861

A2892A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A2892A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2892--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DILAN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Consumer Affairs  and  Protection  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

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, AND IN  BOLD
FACE PRINT THAT IS AT LEAST TEN-POINT SIZED, THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR THE
CELLULAR MINUTES PURCHASED WITH THE CARD.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04778-04-7