senate Bill S8481

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting transportation network companies from including mandatory arbitration clauses in user agreements for certain offenses

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May 08, 2018 referred to transportation

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S8481 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10632
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1692, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1770

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

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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