senate Bill S7591

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes retail licensees to purchase beer, wine or liquor by means of a business credit card

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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

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May 15, 2018 - Investigations and Government Operations committee Vote

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S7591 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9688
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§101-aa & 101-aaa, ABC L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4241, A6701

S7591 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes retail licensees to purchase beer, wine and liquor by means of a business credit card.

S7591 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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