senate Bill S8480

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring TNC passengers to acknowledge certain legal notices

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May 08, 2018 referred to transportation

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S8480 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1692, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1767

S8480 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires TNC passengers, prior to using a digital network, to acknowledge a legal notice that states: "IF YOU CLICK HERE, YOU GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO SUE US IN COURT".

S8480 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8480 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8480

                            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 Transportation

AN  ACT  to  amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to requiring
  TNC passengers to acknowledge certain legal notices

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 10 of section 1692 of the vehicle and traffic
law is renumbered subdivision 11 and a new subdivision 10  is  added  to
read as follows:
  10.  A TNC SHALL PROVIDE A NOTICE TO APPEAR PRIOR TO A PASSENGER'S USE
OF THE TNC'S DIGITAL NETWORK THAT STATES: "IF YOU CLICK HERE,  YOU  GIVE
UP  YOUR RIGHT TO SUE US IN COURT." SUCH STATEMENT SHALL BE WRITTEN WITH
CONSPICUOUS LETTERING IN RED FONT AND BOLD FACE  TYPE.    THE  PASSENGER
SHALL ACKNOWLEDGE SUCH NOTICE PRIOR TO BEING GRANTED ACCESS TO THE TNC'S
DIGITAL  NETWORK AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION AND EACH TIME THE PASSENGER
ATTEMPTS TO GAIN ACCESS TO SUCH NETWORK THEREAFTER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15829-02-8

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