senate Bill S8444

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of not guilty of larceny in mercantile establishments

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May 08, 2018 referred to judiciary

S8444 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-105, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5977
2015-2016: S352
2019-2020: S1752

S8444 - Summary

Requires mercantile establishments to cease collections upon a court finding of not guilty of larceny in mercantile establishments.

S8444 - Sponsor Memo

S8444 - 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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