senate Bill S1957

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the department of law to enforce regulations relating to motor vehicle dealer advertising and marketing

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance
Jan 18, 2019 referred to finance

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S1957 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4015
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §94-c, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5488, A8068
2017-2018: S5277, A5334

S1957 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the department of law to enforce regulations relating to motor vehicle dealer advertising and marketing.

S1957 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1957 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1957

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to motor  vehicle  dealer
  advertising

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new  section  94-c
to read as follows:
  §  94-C.  MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER ADVERTISING. 1. THE CONSUMER PROTECTION
DIVISION SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  LAW  AND  THE
DEPARTMENT  OF  FINANCIAL  SERVICES,  BE  AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE REGU-
LATIONS RELATING TO ADVERTISING AND MARKETING BY MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
  2. SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL PROHIBIT THE REPRESENTATION, IN ANY FORM, BY
A MOTOR VEHICLE DEALER OR ANY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE THEREOF, THAT BENEFITS
RECEIVED AS SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME OR SOCIAL  SECURITY  DISABILITY
INCOME  SHALL  BE  A SOLE SUFFICIENT SOURCE OF INCOME FOR THE PURPOSE OF
SECURING CONSUMER MOTOR VEHICLE FINANCING.
  3. THE DEPARTMENT OF LAW SHALL HAVE JURISDICTION TO ENFORCE THE  REGU-
LATIONS  PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, AND
ASSESS CIVIL PENALTIES AND SEEK INJUNCTIONS RELATING THERETO.  PROVIDED,
THAT NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO LIMIT SUCH  DEPARTMENT'S
ABILITY TO ENFORCE ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION RELAT-
ING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS.
  4.  THE  CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH
FINES OF NOT MORE THAN TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR  ANY  VIOLATION  OF  THE
REGULATIONS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05529-01-9

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