senate Bill S6090

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Bans paper receipts for certain purchases and requiring businesses to provide proof of purchase electronically

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
May 16, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S6090 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 20 §§27-2001 - 27-2007, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S771

S6090 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Bans paper receipts for certain purchases and requires businesses to provide proof of purchase electronically, unless a proof of purchase is otherwise required by state or federal law.

S6090 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6090 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6090

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  banning  paper receipts for certain purchases and requiring businesses
  to provide proof of purchases electronically

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

  Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 20 to read as follows:
                                TITLE 20
                         PAPER RECEIPT REDUCTION
SECTION 27-2001. DEFINITIONS.
        27-2003. PAPER RECEIPT BAN.
        27-2005. VIOLATIONS.
        27-2007. PREEMPTION OF LOCAL LAW.
§ 27-2001. DEFINITIONS.
  AS USED IN THIS TITLE:
  1.  "BUSINESS"  MEANS A COMPANY THAT ACCEPTS PAYMENT THROUGH CREDIT OR
DEBIT TRANSACTIONS. "BUSINESS" DOES NOT INCLUDE A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.
  2. "CONSUMER" MEANS A PERSON WHO PURCHASES, AND  DOES  NOT  OFFER  FOR
RESALE, FOOD, ALCOHOL, OTHER TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, OR SERVICES.
  3.  "ELECTRONIC  FORM"  INCLUDES,  BUT  IS NOT LIMITED TO, A FORM SENT
THROUGH EMAIL OR TEXT MESSAGE.
  4. "INVOICE" MEANS AN ITEMIZED LIST  OF  GOODS  OR  SERVICES  PROVIDED
BEFORE  OR AFTER THE POINT OF SALE THROUGH A CONTRACT STATING THE AMOUNT
DUE.
  5. "PROOF OF PURCHASE" MEANS A RECEIPT FOR THE RETAIL  SALE  OF  FOOD,
ALCOHOL,  OR  OTHER  TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY, OR FOR THE PROVISION OF
SERVICES, PROVIDED AT THE  POINT  OF  SALE,  BUT  DOES  NOT  INCLUDE  AN
INVOICE.
§ 27-2003. PAPER RECEIPT BAN.

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

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