assembly Bill A117A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits telemarketers from knowingly placing unsolicited telemarketing sales calls during a state of emergency or disaster emergency

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2019 signed chap.680
Dec 10, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.549
substituted for s4020a
Jun 19, 2019 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 17, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.438
rules report cal.438
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 14, 2019 print number 117a
Jun 14, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jun 03, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection

A117 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4020
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§399-z & 399-pp, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11087

A117 - Summary

Prohibits telemarketers from knowingly placing unsolicited telemarketing sales calls during a state of emergency or disaster emergency.

A117 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   117

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BUCHWALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT  to  amend  the general business law, in relation to prohibiting
  telemarketers  from  placing  unsolicited  telemarketing  sales  calls
  during a state of emergency or disaster emergency

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

  Section 1. Section 399-z of the general business  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A.  IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY TELEMARKETER DOING BUSINESS IN THIS
STATE TO KNOWINGLY MAKE AN UNSOLICITED TELEMARKETING SALES CALL  TO  ANY
PERSON  IN  A  COUNTY,  CITY,  TOWN OR VILLAGE UNDER A DECLARED STATE OF
EMERGENCY OR DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DESCRIBED IN SECTIONS TWENTY-FOUR  OR
TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  §  2.  Subdivision  7 of section 399-pp of the general business law is
amended by adding a new paragraph f to read as follows:
  F. MAKE AN UNSOLICITED TELEMARKETING SALES CALL TO  ANY  PERSON  IN  A
COUNTY,  CITY,  TOWN  OR  VILLAGE UNDER A DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY OR
DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DESCRIBED IN SECTIONS TWENTY-FOUR OR  TWENTY-EIGHT
OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01070-01-9

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A117A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4020
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§399-z & 399-pp, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11087

A117A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits telemarketers from knowingly placing unsolicited telemarketing sales calls during a state of emergency or disaster emergency.

A117A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 117--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BUCHWALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection -- reported and referred to the
  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  telemarketers  from  knowingly placing unsolicited telemarketing sales
  calls during a state of emergency or disaster emergency

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

  Section  1.  Section  399-z  of the general business law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5-a to read as follows:
  5-A. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY TELEMARKETER DOING BUSINESS IN  THIS
STATE  TO  KNOWINGLY MAKE AN UNSOLICITED TELEMARKETING SALES CALL TO ANY
PERSON IN A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE  UNDER  A  DECLARED  STATE  OF
EMERGENCY  OR DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DESCRIBED IN SECTIONS TWENTY-FOUR OR
TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  § 2. Subdivision 7 of section 399-pp of the general  business  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph f to read as follows:
  F.  KNOWINGLY  MAKE  AN  UNSOLICITED  TELEMARKETING  SALES CALL TO ANY
PERSON IN A COUNTY, CITY, TOWN OR VILLAGE  UNDER  A  DECLARED  STATE  OF
EMERGENCY  OR DISASTER EMERGENCY AS DESCRIBED IN SECTIONS TWENTY-FOUR OR
TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01070-02-9