senate Bill S1405

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to home improvement contract provisions

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 signed chap.550
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.285
substituted for a7531
Jun 12, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1282
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 14, 2019 referred to consumer protection

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S1405 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7531
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §770, add §771-b, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7339
2017-2018: S3897, A3246

S1405 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to home improvement contract provisions.

S1405 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1405 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1405

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend  the  general  business  law,  in  relation  to  roofing
  contract provisions

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

  Section 1. Section 770 of the  general  business  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. "ROOFING CONTRACTOR" MEANS A PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION, INCLUDING
BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, A PERSON THAT IS A NONRESIDENT ROOFING CONTRACTOR,
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, DAY LABORER  OR  SUBCONTRACTOR  ENGAGED  IN  THE
BUSINESS  OF  ROOFING, GUTTER, DOWNSPOUT OR SIDING SERVICES FOR A FEE OR
WHO OFFERS TO ENGAGE IN OR SOLICITS ROOFING-RELATED SERVICES,  INCLUDING
CONSTRUCTION,  INSTALLATION, RENOVATION, REPAIR, MAINTENANCE, ALTERATION
OR WATERPROOFING. THIS DEFINITION SHALL NOT INCLUDE A PERSON ENGAGED  IN
THE  DEMOLITION  OF A STRUCTURE OR THE CLEANUP OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE AND
DEBRIS THAT CONTAINS ROOFING MATERIAL, NOR A PERSON ENGAGED IN  BUILDING
A  NEW  HOME  OR  HOUSING  DEVELOPMENT.  "ROOFING  CONTRACTOR" SHALL NOT
INCLUDE:
  (A) AN OWNER OR FARM PROPERTY OWNER WHO PHYSICALLY  PERFORMS,  OR  HAS
EMPLOYEES  WHO  PERFORM  REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR
MODERNIZING OF, OR ADDING TO, THEIR OWN DWELLING  OR  ANOTHER  STRUCTURE
LOCATED  ON THE PROPERTY OWNED BY THE PERSON WITHOUT THE ASSISTANCE OF A
ROOFING CONTRACTOR.
  (B) ANY AUTHORIZED EMPLOYEE OR REPRESENTATIVE  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES
GOVERNMENT, THE STATE OF NEW YORK, OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION PERFORM-
ING  THE REPAIRING, REMODELING, ALTERING, CONVERTING, OR MODERNIZING OF,
OR ADDING TO, GOVERNMENT PROPERTY.
  § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 771-b
to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06490-01-9

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