senate Bill S1785

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the enforcement of provisions relating to carriers of household goods by motor vehicles

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 22, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2019 1st report cal.804
Jan 16, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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May 20, 2019 - Codes committee Vote

S1785
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committee
12
Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: May 20, 2019

aye wr (1)

S1785 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3564
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Transportation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §198-a, Transp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5002
2015-2016: S3358, A7600
2017-2018: S2591, A2015

S1785 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the enforcement of provisions relating to carriers of household goods by motor vehicle; authorizes the attorney general to seek an injunction to enjoin and restrain the continuance or threat of certain violations by such carriers.

S1785 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1785 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1785

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the transportation law, in relation to  the  enforcement
  of  provisions  relating to carriers of household goods by motor vehi-
  cles

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

  Section  1.  The transportation law is amended by adding a new section
198-a to read as follows:
  § 198-A. ENFORCEMENT. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ENFORCE  THIS  ARTICLE  AND
ANY  PROVISION OF ANY AUTHORIZED RULE OR REGULATION PROMULGATED PURSUANT
TO THIS ARTICLE PROVIDED THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL,  IN  RESPONSE  TO  A
COMPLAINT FROM A CONSUMER, AT THE REQUEST OF THE COMMISSIONER, OR ON THE
ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OWN INITIATIVE, MAY SEEK EQUITABLE RELIEF TO RESTRAIN
ANY  VIOLATION OR THREATENED VIOLATION OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINETY-ONE
OF THIS ARTICLE OR ANY PROVISION OF ANY AUTHORIZED  RULE  OR  REGULATION
PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO  SUCH  SECTION.  WHENEVER  THERE  SHALL  BE  A
VIOLATION OR THREATENED VIOLATION OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED  NINETY-ONE  OF
THIS  ARTICLE  OR  ANY  PROVISION  OF  ANY AUTHORIZED RULE OR REGULATION
PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO SUCH SECTION, AN APPLICATION MAY BE MADE BY  THE
ATTORNEY GENERAL IN THE NAME OF THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK TO A
COURT  OR  JUSTICE HAVING JURISDICTION, BY A SPECIAL PROCEEDING, SEEKING
AN INJUNCTION TO ENJOIN AND RESTRAIN THE CONTINUANCE OF  SUCH  VIOLATION
OR  THREATENED  VIOLATION; AND IF IT SHALL APPEAR TO THE SATISFACTION OF
THE COURT OR JUSTICE THAT THE DEFENDANT HAS, IN FACT,  VIOLATED  SECTION
ONE  HUNDRED  NINETY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE OR ANY PROVISION OF ANY AUTHOR-
IZED RULE OR REGULATION PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO SUCH SECTION, AN INJUNC-
TION MAY BE ISSUED BY THE COURT OR JUSTICE,  ENJOINING  AND  RESTRAINING
ANY  FURTHER VIOLATIONS, WITHOUT REQUIRING PROOF THAT ANY PERSON HAS, IN
FACT, BEEN INJURED OR DAMAGED THEREBY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00083-01-9

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