assembly Bill A3246B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to home improvement contract provisions

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Jun 04, 2018 committed to rules
returned to senate
repassed assembly
May 22, 2018 amended on third reading 3246b
May 22, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Mar 19, 2018 referred to consumer protection
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.260
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 08, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 07, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.94
rules report cal.94
reported
Jun 06, 2017 reported referred to rules
May 23, 2017 reported referred to codes
Mar 21, 2017 print number 3246a
Mar 21, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
Jan 27, 2017 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A3246 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3897
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §770, add §771-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7339
2019-2020: A7531, S1405

A3246 - Summary

Relates to home improvement contract provisions.

A3246 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3246

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI, BLAKE, GALEF, HOOPER, HYNDMAN, LUPARDO,
  McDONALD,  MOSLEY,  OTIS,  SANTABARBARA,  SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS, SOLAGES,
  STECK, TITONE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE,  COOK,  LOPEZ,
  RICHARDSON, SIMANOWITZ, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT  to amend the general business law, in relation to home improve-
  ment contract provisions

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 770 of the general business law is
amended  by  adding  three  new  paragraphs  (f), (g) and (h) to read as
follows:
  (F) AN OWNER OR FARM PROPERTY OWNER WHO PHYSICALLY  PERFORMS,  OR  HAS
EMPLOYEES  WHO  PERFORM  REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR
MODERNIZING OF, OR ADDING TO, THEIR OWN DWELLING  OR  ANOTHER  STRUCTURE
LOCATED  ON THE PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PERSON WITHOUT THE ASSISTANCE OF A
HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR.
  (G) ANY AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES
GOVERNMENT, THE STATE OF NEW YORK, OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PERFORM-
ING  THE REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR MODERNIZING OF,
OR ADDING TO, GOVERNMENT PROPERTY.
  (H) ANY PERSON WHO FURNISHES ANY FABRICATED OR FINISHED PRODUCT, MATE-
RIAL, OR ARTICLE  OF  MERCHANDISE  THAT  IS  NOT  INCORPORATED  INTO  OR
ATTACHED  TO  REAL PROPERTY BY THE PERSON SO AS TO BECOME AFFIXED TO THE
RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 771  of  the  general  business  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (i) to read as follows:
  (I) THE NAME OF THE INSURER, TYPE OF INSURANCE COVERAGE AS REQUIRED BY
SECTION  SEVEN  HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE-B OF THIS ARTICLE, AND THE INSURANCE
POLICY LIMITS OBTAINED BY THE HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01971-01-7

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A3246A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3897
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §770, add §771-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7339
2019-2020: A7531, S1405

A3246A - Summary

Relates to home improvement contract provisions.

A3246A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3246--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI, BLAKE, GALEF, HOOPER, HYNDMAN, LUPARDO,
  McDONALD,  MOSLEY,  OTIS,  SANTABARBARA,  SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS, SOLAGES,
  STECK, TITONE, D'URSO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE,  COOK,
  HIKIND, LOPEZ, RICHARDSON, SIMANOWITZ, SIMON -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Consumer  Affairs  and Protection -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend  the  general  business  law,  in  relation  to  roofing
  contract provisions

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 770 of the  general  business  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. "ROOFING CONTRACTOR" MEANS A PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION, INCLUDING
BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, A PERSON THAT IS A NONRESIDENT ROOFING CONTRACTOR,
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, DAY LABORER  OR  SUBCONTRACTOR  ENGAGED  IN  THE
BUSINESS  OF  ROOFING, GUTTER, DOWNSPOUT OR SIDING SERVICES FOR A FEE OR
WHO OFFERS TO ENGAGE IN OR SOLICITS ROOFING-RELATED SERVICES,  INCLUDING
CONSTRUCTION,  INSTALLATION, RENOVATION, REPAIR, MAINTENANCE, ALTERATION
OR WATERPROOFING. THIS DEFINITION SHALL NOT INCLUDE A PERSON ENGAGED  IN
THE  DEMOLITION  OF A STRUCTURE OR THE CLEANUP OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AND
DEBRIS THAT CONTAINS ROOFING MATERIAL, NOR A PERSON ENGAGED IN  BUILDING
A  NEW  HOME  OR  HOUSING  DEVELOPMENT.  "ROOFING  CONTRACTOR" SHALL NOT
INCLUDE:
  (A) AN OWNER OR FARM PROPERTY OWNER WHO PHYSICALLY  PERFORMS,  OR  HAS
EMPLOYEES  WHO  PERFORM  REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR
MODERNIZING OF, OR ADDING TO, THEIR OWN DWELLING  OR  ANOTHER  STRUCTURE
LOCATED  ON THE PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PERSON WITHOUT THE ASSISTANCE OF A
ROOFING CONTRACTOR.
  (B) ANY AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES
GOVERNMENT, THE STATE OF NEW YORK, OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PERFORM-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A3246B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3897
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §770, add §771-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7339
2019-2020: A7531, S1405

A3246B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to home improvement contract provisions.

A3246B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3246--B
                                                        Cal. No. 260

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI, BLAKE, GALEF, HOOPER, HYNDMAN, LUPARDO,
  McDONALD, MOSLEY, OTIS, SANTABARBARA, SKOUFIS, SOLAGES, STECK, TITONE,
  D'URSO, QUART, MORELLE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, COOK,
  HIKIND,  RICHARDSON,  SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Consumer Affairs  and  Protection  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate,  recalled  from
  the  Senate,  vote  reconsidered,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend  the  general  business  law,  in  relation  to  roofing
  contract provisions

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 770 of the  general  business  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. "ROOFING CONTRACTOR" MEANS A PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION, INCLUDING
BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, A PERSON THAT IS A NONRESIDENT ROOFING CONTRACTOR,
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, DAY LABORER  OR  SUBCONTRACTOR  ENGAGED  IN  THE
BUSINESS  OF  ROOFING, GUTTER, DOWNSPOUT OR SIDING SERVICES FOR A FEE OR
WHO OFFERS TO ENGAGE IN OR SOLICITS ROOFING-RELATED SERVICES,  INCLUDING
CONSTRUCTION,  INSTALLATION, RENOVATION, REPAIR, MAINTENANCE, ALTERATION
OR WATERPROOFING. THIS DEFINITION SHALL NOT INCLUDE A PERSON ENGAGED  IN
THE  DEMOLITION  OF A STRUCTURE OR THE CLEANUP OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AND
DEBRIS THAT CONTAINS ROOFING MATERIAL, NOR A PERSON ENGAGED IN  BUILDING
A  NEW  HOME  OR  HOUSING  DEVELOPMENT.  "ROOFING  CONTRACTOR" SHALL NOT
INCLUDE:
  (A) AN OWNER OR FARM PROPERTY OWNER WHO PHYSICALLY  PERFORMS,  OR  HAS
EMPLOYEES  WHO  PERFORM  REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR
MODERNIZING OF, OR ADDING TO, THEIR OWN DWELLING  OR  ANOTHER  STRUCTURE
LOCATED  ON THE PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PERSON WITHOUT THE ASSISTANCE OF A
ROOFING CONTRACTOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets