|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 08, 2018||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S8481
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
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S8481 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8481 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to prohibiting transportation network companies from including mandatory arbitration clauses in user agreements for certain offenses including assault and sex offenses; all user agreements issued with such clause shall be considered null and void and new agreements without such clause shall be issued within 14 days of the effective date of this legislation.
S8481 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8481 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to prohibiting transportation network companies from including mandatory arbitration clauses in user agreements for certain offenses PURPOSE: To prohibit Transportation Network Companies (TNC) from including manda- tory arbitration clauses in user agreements for sexual and other assaults. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds new subdivision 10 to section 1692 of the vehicle and traffic law to prohibit mandatory arbitration clauses in Transportation Network Companies (such as Uber, Lyft) user agreements for assault and sexual offenses.
S8481 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8481 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 prohibiting transportation network companies from including mandatory arbitration clauses in user agreements for certain offenses 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. NO TNC USER AGREEMENT SHALL CONTAIN A MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSE FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES INCLUDING MATTERS OF ASSAULT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED TWENTY OF THE PENAL LAW OR SEXUAL OFFENSES PURSUANT TO ARTI- CLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THE PENAL LAW. ANY USER AGREEMENT ISSUED PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION CONTAINING SUCH CLAUSE SHALL BE CONSIDERED NULL AND VOID AND NEW USER AGREEMENTS WITHOUT SUCH CLAUSE SHALL BE ISSUED TO SUCH USERS WITHIN FOURTEEN DAYS OF THE EFFEC- TIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15727-02-8
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