assembly Bill A7416A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the digital fair repair act

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer affairs and protection
May 13, 2019 print number 7416a
May 13, 2019 amend and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
May 01, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A7416 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6309
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-nn, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4104

A7416 - Summary

Relates to the sale of digital electronic equipment and requires original equipment manufacturers to provide diagnostic and repair information.

A7416 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7416
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 1, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LUPARDO, LENTOL, SCHIMMINGER, D'URSO, ORTIZ,
   DICKENS, REYES, CROUCH, MAGNARELLI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.
   BRAUNSTEIN,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  SIMOTAS  --  read  once and referred to the
   Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  the  sale  of
   digital  electronic  equipment  and  providing  diagnostic  and repair
   information
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "digital fair repair act".
   § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section  399-
 nn to read as follows:
   §  399-NN. SALE OF DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; DIAGNOSTIC AND REPAIR
 INFORMATION.   1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE
 FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "AUTHORIZED  REPAIR PROVIDER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS WHO
 IS UNAFFILIATED WITH AN ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER AND WHO  HAS  AN
 ARRANGEMENT  WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER, FOR A DEFINITE OR
 INDEFINITE PERIOD,  UNDER  WHICH  THE  ORIGINAL  EQUIPMENT  MANUFACTURER
 GRANTS  TO  THE  INDIVIDUAL  OR  BUSINESS A LICENSE TO USE A TRADE NAME,
 SERVICE MARK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY IDENTIFIER FOR THE PURPOSES OF OFFER-
 ING THE SERVICES OF DIAGNOSIS, MAINTENANCE, OR REPAIR OF  DIGITAL  ELEC-
 TRONIC  EQUIPMENT UNDER THE NAME OF THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER,
 OR OTHER ARRANGEMENT WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER  TO  OFFER
 SUCH  SERVICES  ON  BEHALF  OF  THE  ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER. AN
 ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER WHO OFFERS THE  SERVICES  OF  DIAGNOSIS,
 MAINTENANCE,  OR REPAIR OF ITS OWN DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, AND WHO
 DOES NOT HAVE AN ARRANGEMENT DESCRIBED IN THIS SUBDIVISION WITH AN UNAF-
 FILIATED INDIVIDUAL OR  BUSINESS,  SHALL  BE  CONSIDERED  AN  AUTHORIZED
 REPAIR PROVIDER WITH RESPECT TO SUCH EQUIPMENT.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A7416A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6309
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-nn, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4104

A7416A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of digital electronic equipment and requires original equipment manufacturers to provide diagnostic and repair information.

A7416A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7416--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 1, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LUPARDO, LENTOL, SCHIMMINGER, D'URSO, ORTIZ,
   DICKENS, REYES, CROUCH,  MAGNARELLI,  GLICK,  SIMON,  GUNTHER,  BLAKE,
   GOTTFRIED,  ASHBY  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, COOK,
   ENGLEBRIGHT, GIGLIO, SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
   tee  on  Consumer Affairs and Protection -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the general business law, in relation to the sale of
   digital electronic  equipment  and  providing  diagnostic  and  repair
   information
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "digital fair repair act".
   §  2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399-
 nn to read as follows:
   § 399-NN. SALE OF DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; DIAGNOSTIC AND  REPAIR
 INFORMATION.    1.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE
 FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "AUTHORIZED REPAIR PROVIDER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL OR  BUSINESS  WHO
 IS  UNAFFILIATED  WITH AN ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER AND WHO HAS AN
 ARRANGEMENT WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER, FOR A DEFINITE  OR
 INDEFINITE  PERIOD,  UNDER  WHICH  THE  ORIGINAL  EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER
 GRANTS TO THE INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS A LICENSE  TO  USE  A  TRADE  NAME,
 SERVICE MARK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY IDENTIFIER FOR THE PURPOSES OF OFFER-
 ING  THE  SERVICES OF DIAGNOSIS, MAINTENANCE, OR REPAIR OF DIGITAL ELEC-
 TRONIC EQUIPMENT UNDER THE NAME OF THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT  MANUFACTURER,
 OR  OTHER  ARRANGEMENT WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER TO OFFER
 SUCH SERVICES ON BEHALF  OF  THE  ORIGINAL  EQUIPMENT  MANUFACTURER.  AN
 ORIGINAL  EQUIPMENT  MANUFACTURER  WHO OFFERS THE SERVICES OF DIAGNOSIS,
 MAINTENANCE, OR REPAIR OF ITS OWN DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, AND  WHO
 DOES NOT HAVE AN ARRANGEMENT DESCRIBED IN THIS SUBDIVISION WITH AN UNAF-
 FILIATED  INDIVIDUAL  OR  BUSINESS,  SHALL  BE  CONSIDERED AN AUTHORIZED
 REPAIR PROVIDER WITH RESPECT TO SUCH EQUIPMENT.