|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 08, 2018||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S8444
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S8444 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8444 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8444 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general obligations law, in relation to requiring mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of not guilty of larceny in mercantile establish- ments PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Upon a finding of not guilty, this bill requires the mercantile estab- lishment to cease collections. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 11-105 of the general obligations inn by adding a new subdivision 13. It states that once a person is acquitted of larceny, this person should not be civilly liable to the operator of a. mercantile establishment. It requires that all attempts to collect mone- tary payments or recover mercantile shall be immediately terminated.
S8444 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8444 I N S E N A T E May 8, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to requiring mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of not guilty of larceny in mercantile establishments THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 11-105 of the general obligations law is amended by adding a new subdivision 13 to read as follows: 13. CESSATION OF COLLECTIONS UPON FINDING OF NOT GUILTY. AN ADULT, EMANCIPATED MINOR, OR THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF AN UNEMANCIPATED MINOR WHO IS FOUND NOT GUILTY IN ANY PROCEEDING BROUGHT UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL NOT BE CIVILLY LIABLE TO THE OPERATOR OF THE MERCANTILE ESTABLISHMENT BRINGING THE PROCEEDING AND ANY ATTEMPTS TO COLLECT MONEY OR RECOVER MERCHANDISE FROM THE ADULT, EMANCIPATED MINOR, OR THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS OF AN UNEMANCIPATED MINOR SHALL IMMEDIATELY CEASE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07278-01-7
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