|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2018||committed to rules|
|May 22, 2018||advanced to third reading|
|May 16, 2018||2nd report cal.|
|May 15, 2018||1st report cal.1202|
|Jan 29, 2018||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S7591
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S7591 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7591 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7591 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to authorizing retail licenses to purchase beer, wine or liquor with a business credit card PURPOSE OF THE BILL: To allow licensed retailers to use business credit cards to purchase wine, wine products, beer and liquor from licensed distributors and wholesalers. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends S 101-aa(1) of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law to establish the definition of "business credit card." Section 2 amends § 101-aa(2) of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law to permit retail licensees to use business credit cards for the purchase of wine and liquor. Further, it requires manufacturers and distributors to
S7591 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7591 I N S E N A T E January 29, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern- ment Operations AN ACT to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to authorizing retail licenses to purchase beer, wine or liquor with a business credit card THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 101-aa of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended to add new paragraph g to read as follows: G. "BUSINESS CREDIT CARD" MEANS ANY CARD ISSUED PURSUANT TO AN AGREE- MENT THAT ALLOWS THE HOLDER THEREOF TO OBTAIN GOODS AND SERVICES ON THE CREDIT OF THE ISSUER, AND SUCH CARD WAS PROVIDED TO A RETAIL LICENSEE FOR BUSINESS OR COMMERCIAL USE. § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 101-aa of the alcoholic beverage control law, as amended by chapter 242 of the laws of 2012, is amended and a new subdivision 3-a is added to read as follows: 2. No manufacturer or wholesaler licensed under this chapter shall sell or deliver any liquor or wine to any retail licensee except as provided for in this section: (a) for cash to be paid at the time of delivery; [or] (b) on terms requiring payment by such retail licensee for such alco- holic beverages on or before the final payment date of the credit period for which delivery is made; OR (C) BY BUSINESS CREDIT CARD; PROVIDED THAT A MANUFACTURER OR WHOLE- SALER SHALL EXERCISE REASONABLE DILIGENCE TO ENSURE THE SALE COMPORTS WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION; AND, UPON EXERCISING SUCH DILI- GENCE, SHALL NOT BE FOUND TO HAVE VIOLATED THIS PARAGRAPH WHERE A RETAIL LICENSEE USES A CREDIT CARD OTHER THAN A BUSINESS CREDIT CARD. 3-A. WHERE A RETAIL LICENSEE USES A BUSINESS CREDIT CARD PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, SUCH RETAIL LICENSEE SHALL REIMBURSE THE WHOLESALER OR MANUFACTURER FOR CREDIT CARD SURCHARGES AND FEES INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE TRANSACTION. THIS RATE SHALL BE DETERMINED ON AN ANNUAL BASIS BY THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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