senate Bill S977

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires telemarketers to transmit to consumers the correct caller identification information

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Current Bill Status -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 15, 2017 signed chap.18
Mar 03, 2017 delivered to governor
Feb 28, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.23
substituted for a371
Jan 18, 2017 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 09, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.10
Jan 05, 2017 referred to rules

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S977 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A371
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง399-z & 399-pp, Gen Bus L (as proposed in S.6809-B & A.9457-A)
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8232, A10756

S977 - Summary

Requires telemarketers to transmit to consumers the correct caller identification information.

S977 - Sponsor Memo

S977 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   977

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring tele-
  marketers to transmit to consumers the correct  caller  identification
  information

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2-a of section 399-z of  the  general  business
law,  as  added  by  a  chapter of the laws of 2016 amending the general
business law, relating to the transmission of caller  identification  to
consumers,  as  proposed  in  legislative  bills  numbers  S.6809-B  and
A.9457-A, is amended to read as follows:
  2-a. It shall be unlawful for any telemarketer or seller to  KNOWINGLY
cause any caller identification service to [knowingly] transmit mislead-
ing,  inaccurate,  or  false caller identification information, provided
that it shall not be a violation to substitute (for the name  and  phone
number  used  in,  or billed for, making the call) the name or telephone
number of the person or seller on behalf of which a  telemarketing  call
is placed.
  S 2. Subdivision 7-a of section 399-pp of the general business law, as
added  by  a  chapter  of the laws of 2016 amending the general business
law, relating to the transmission of caller identification to consumers,
as proposed in  legislative  bills  numbers  S.6809-B  and  A.9457-A  is
amended to read as follows:
  7-a.  Unlawful  transmission of certain caller identification informa-
tion. It shall be unlawful for any telemarketer or seller  to  KNOWINGLY
cause any caller identification service to [knowingly] transmit mislead-
ing,  inaccurate,  or  false caller identification information, provided
that it shall not be a violation to substitute (for the name  and  phone
number  used  in,  or billed for, making the call) the name or telephone

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07078-01-7

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