assembly Bill A2330

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the department of state and public service commission to study and report upon disclosure by utilities to credit reporting agencies of late payments

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Jun 03, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 22, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A2330 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2355
Law Section:
Public Services
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A7817
2011-2012: A4830
2013-2014: A2338
2015-2016: A759, S7784
2017-2018: A657, S5039

A2330 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of state and the public service commission to study and report upon the prevalence of the disclosure by public utilities, cable television companies and cellular telephone service providers to credit reporting agencies of late payments and defaults in payment of fees and charges by consumers.

A2330 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2330

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. RODRIGUEZ, MOSLEY, SEAWRIGHT, PICHARDO -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to direct the department of state and the public service  commis-
  sion to jointly study and report upon the provision to consumer credit
  reporting  agencies  by  public  utility  companies,  cable television
  companies and cellular telephone service suppliers of  information  on
  late payments of or default on any fees or charges incurred by consum-
  ers;  and  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
  thereof

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

  Section  1.  The department of state and the public service commission
shall jointly examine, evaluate and make recommendations concerning  the
prevalence  of  reporting,  disclosure and otherwise making available to
any consumer credit reporting agency, as defined in subdivision  (k)  of
section 380-a of the general business law, by any public utility company
as defined in subdivision 23 of section 2 of the public service law, any
municipality  engaged  in  providing any public utility, any cable tele-
vision company as defined in subdivision 1 of section 212 of the  public
service  law, any wireless communications service supplier as defined in
subdivision 12 of section 301 of the county law, the Long  Island  power
authority  or the power authority of the state of New York, any informa-
tion relating to the late payment of or default on the  payment  of  any
charges  or fees by consumers for the provision of any public utility or
other services or goods. The department and commission shall study, with
particular care, the practice of reporting consumer payment  information
by  the  above  entities  to consumer credit reporting agencies and make
recommendations on the regulatory and statutory provisions necessary  to
protect consumers in this area.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06942-01-9