senate Bill S7344A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "toll payer protection act"

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 15, 2018 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2018 1st report cal.601
Jan 29, 2018 print number 7344a
Jan 29, 2018 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 08, 2018 referred to consumer protection

S7344 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-zzzzz, Gen Bus L

S7344 - Summary

Enacts the "toll payer protection act" to establish a New York toll payers' bill of rights; provides that any person, firm, corporation, or other entity who is charged with the payment of a cashless toll fee in the state of New York shall have the option to be notified by text message or electronic mail that such fee has been so charged, the entity to which such fee must be paid, and the date by when such fee must be paid; further provides for the establishment of a payment plan for the payment of a toll fee and any related penalties; makes related provisions.

S7344 - Sponsor Memo

S7344 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7344

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  enacting  "the
  toll payer protection act"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "the toll payer
protection act."
  § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section  399-
zzzzz to read as follows:
  §  399-ZZZZZ.  TOLL  PAYER PROTECTION ACT. 1. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPO-
RATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT  OF  A  CASHLESS
TOLL  FEE  IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL HAVE THE OPTION TO BE NOTIFIED
BY TEXT MESSAGE OR ELECTRONIC MAIL THAT SUCH FEE HAS  BEEN  SO  CHARGED,
THE ENTITY TO WHICH SUCH FEE MUST BE PAID, AND THE DATE BY WHEN SUCH FEE
MUST BE PAID, NO MORE THAN FOURTEEN DAYS FOLLOWING THE TIME SUCH FEE HAS
BEEN  INCURRED,  OR  NO  MORE  THAN THIRTY DAYS IF NOTIFIED BY MAIL. THE
THRUWAY AUTHORITY SHALL CREATE AN ONLINE METHOD BY WHICH ANY PERSON  CAN
REGISTER  FOR TEXT MESSAGE ALERTS OR ELECTRONIC MAIL FOR A FEE NOTIFICA-
TION AS WELL AN ELECTRONIC PAYMENT OPTION.
  2. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED  WITH
THE  PAYMENT OF A TOLL FEE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE ENTITLED TO
DISPUTE SUCH FEE AND ANY RELATED PENALTIES INCURRED. THE COMMISSIONER OF
MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS  FOR  THE  ADJUDI-
CATION  OF SUCH DISPUTES WITHIN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFEC-
TIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  3. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED  WITH
THE  PAYMENT OF A TOLL FEE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE ENTITLED TO
ESTABLISH A PAYMENT PLAN FOR THE PAYMENT OF SUCH  FEE  AND  ANY  RELATED
PENALTIES.    THE  COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL PROMULGATE RULES
AND REGULATIONS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SUCH PAYMENT  PLAN  WITHIN  ONE
HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  4.  ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED WITH
THE PAYMENT OF A TOLL FEE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE ENTITLED  TO

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

S7344A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-zzzzz, Gen Bus L

S7344A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "toll payer protection act" to establish a New York toll payers' bill of rights; provides that any person, firm, corporation, or other entity who is charged with the payment of a cashless toll fee in the state of New York shall have the option to be notified by text message or electronic mail that such fee has been so charged, the entity to which such fee must be paid, and the date by when such fee must be paid; further provides for the establishment of a payment plan for the payment of a toll fee and any related penalties; makes related provisions.

S7344A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7344A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7344--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  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  enacting  "the
  toll payer protection act"

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "the toll payer
protection act."
  § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section  399-
zzzzz to read as follows:
  §  399-ZZZZZ.  TOLL  PAYER PROTECTION ACT. 1. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPO-
RATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED WITH THE PAYMENT  OF  A  CASHLESS
TOLL  FEE  IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL HAVE THE OPTION TO BE NOTIFIED
BY TEXT MESSAGE OR ELECTRONIC MAIL THAT SUCH FEE HAS  BEEN  SO  CHARGED,
THE ENTITY TO WHICH SUCH FEE MUST BE PAID, AND THE DATE BY WHEN SUCH FEE
MUST BE PAID, NO MORE THAN SEVENTY-TWO HOURS FOLLOWING THE TIME SUCH FEE
HAS  BEEN  INCURRED,  OR NO MORE THAN FOURTEEN DAYS IF NOTIFIED BY MAIL.
THE THRUWAY AUTHORITY SHALL CREATE AN ONLINE METHOD BY WHICH ANY  PERSON
CAN  REGISTER  FOR  TEXT  MESSAGE  ALERTS  OR  ELECTRONIC MAIL FOR A FEE
NOTIFICATION.
  2. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED  WITH
THE  PAYMENT OF A TOLL FEE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE ENTITLED TO
DISPUTE SUCH FEE AND ANY RELATED PENALTIES INCURRED.   THE  PROCESS  FOR
SUCH  DISPUTES SHALL BE PROMINENTLY POSTED ON THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY
AUTHORITY'S WEBSITE WHICH SHALL INCLUDE AN OPTION  TO  INITIATE  A  TOLL
DISPUTE  ONLINE  WITHIN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE
OF THIS SECTION.
  3. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WHO IS CHARGED  WITH
THE  PAYMENT OF A TOLL FEE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE ENTITLED TO
ESTABLISH A PAYMENT PLAN FOR THE PAYMENT OF SUCH  FEE  AND  ANY  RELATED
PENALTIES.    THE  COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES SHALL PROMULGATE RULES

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

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