|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 15, 2018||referred to rules|
senate Bill S9058
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S9058 (ACTIVE) - Details
S9058 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9058 SPONSOR: BOYLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the sale of mobile devices and computers and providing diagnostic and repair infor- mation PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will require original equipment manufacturers (OEM) of mobile devices and computers to make diagnostic and repair information for electronic parts and equipment sold or used in this state after January 1, 2019 available to consumers and independent repair providers. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Titled "Mobile Devices and Computer Fair Repair Act". Section 2. Adds a new § 399-nn of the General Business Law.
S9058 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9058 I N S E N A T E June 15, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the sale of mobile devices and computers and providing diagnostic and repair information THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "mobile device and computer fair repair act". § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399- nn to read as follows: § 399-NN. SALE AND REPAIR OF MOBILE DEVICES AND COMPUTERS. 1. DEFI- NITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "MOBILE DEVICE" MEANS ANY HAND-HELD MOBILE TELEPHONE, PERSONAL DIGITAL ASSISTANT (PDA), HAND-HELD DEVICE WITH MOBILE DATA ACCESS, LAPTOP COMPUTER, PAGER, BROADBAND PERSONAL COMMUNICATION DEVICE, TWO-WAY MESSAGING DEVICE, OR PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICE. (B) "COMPUTER" MEANS AN ELECTRONIC, MAGNETIC, OPTICAL, ELECTROCHEMI- CAL, OR OTHER HIGH-SPEED DATA PROCESSING DEVICE PERFORMING LOGICAL, ARITHMETIC, OR STORAGE FUNCTIONS, AND INCLUDES ANY DATA STORAGE FACILITY OR COMMUNICATIONS FACILITY DIRECTLY RELATED TO OR OPERATING IN CONJUNC- TION WITH SUCH DEVICE, BUT SUCH TERM DOES NOT INCLUDE AN AUTOMATED TYPE- WRITER OR TYPESETTER, A PORTABLE HANDHELD CALCULATOR, OR OTHER SIMILAR DEVICE. (C) "AUTHORIZED REPAIR PROVIDER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS WHO IS UNAFFILIATED WITH AN ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER AND WHO HAS AN ARRANGEMENT WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER, FOR A DEFINITE OR INDEFINITE PERIOD, UNDER WHICH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER GRANTS TO THE INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS A LICENSE TO USE A TRADE NAME, SERVICE MARK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY IDENTIFIER FOR THE PURPOSES OF OFFER- ING THE SERVICES OF DIAGNOSIS, MAINTENANCE, OR REPAIR OF MOBILE DEVICES OR COMPUTERS UNDER THE NAME OF THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER, OR OTHER ARRANGEMENT WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER TO OFFER SUCH EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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