assembly Bill A7416

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the digital fair repair act

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
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

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-nn, Gen Bus L

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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Multi-Sponsors

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A7416A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-nn, Gen Bus L

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.

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