senate Bill S2356A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2892 - Passed Assembly


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Actions

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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
Jun 20, 2018 recommitted to rules
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
substituted by a2892a
ordered to third reading cal.2032
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to energy and telecommunications
Nov 06, 2017 print number 2356a
Nov 06, 2017 amend and recommit to energy and telecommunications
Jan 13, 2017 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Jun 20, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S2356A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2356 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2892
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: S2561, A7667
2019-2020: S2861, A3327

S2356 - Summary

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

S2356 - Sponsor Memo

S2356 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2356

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations

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

S2356A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2892
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: S2561, A7667
2019-2020: S2861, A3327

S2356A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S2356A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2356A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2356--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
  cations  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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.
                                                           LBD04778-03-7

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