|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to consumer affairs and protection|
|Mar 29, 2017||referred to consumer affairs and protection|
assembly Bill A7024
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Walter T. Mosley
A7024 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Law Section:
- General Business Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §399-k, Gen Bus L
- Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7024 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7024 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y March 29, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. TITONE, MOSLEY, SEAWRIGHT, LUPARDO -- Multi-Spon- sored by -- M. of A. LOPEZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the manufacture and sale of smartphones that are capable of being decrypted and unlocked by the manufacturer 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 399-k to read as follows: § 399-K. SMARTPHONES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOW- ING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "SMARTPHONE" MEANS A CELLULAR RADIO TELEPHONE OR OTHER MOBILE VOICE COMMUNICATIONS HANDSET DEVICE THAT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING FEATURES: I. UTILIZES A MOBILE OPERATING SYSTEM. II. POSSESSES THE CAPABILITY TO UTILIZE MOBILE SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS, ACCESS AND BROWSE THE INTERNET, UTILIZE TEXT MESSAGING, UTILIZE DIGITAL VOICE SERVICE, AND SEND AND RECEIVE EMAIL. III. HAS WIRELESS NETWORK CONNECTIVITY. IV. IS CAPABLE OF OPERATING ON A LONG-TERM EVOLUTION NETWORK OR SUCCESSOR WIRELESS DATA NETWORK COMMUNICATION STANDARDS. (B) "SOLD IN NEW YORK," OR ANY VARIATION THEREOF, MEANS THAT THE SMARTPHONE IS SOLD AT RETAIL FROM A LOCATION WITHIN THE STATE, OR THE SMARTPHONE IS SOLD AND SHIPPED TO AN END-USE CONSUMER AT AN ADDRESS WITHIN THE STATE. "SOLD IN NEW YORK" DOES NOT INCLUDE A SMARTPHONE THAT IS RESOLD IN THE STATE ON THE SECONDHAND MARKET OR THAT IS CONSIGNED AND HELD AS COLLATERAL ON A LOAN. (C) "LEASED IN NEW YORK," OR ANY VARIATION THEREOF, MEANS THAT THE SMARTPHONE IS CONTRACTED FOR A SPECIFIED PERIOD OF TIME TO AN END-USE CONSUMER AT AN ADDRESS WITHIN THE STATE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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