|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|May 08, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 07, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 06, 2019||1st report cal.562|
|Jan 28, 2019||referred to internet and technology|
senate Bill S2628
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2628 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2628 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2628 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law and the executive law, in relation to automated purchasing software PURPOSE OF BILL: This bill would prohibit any person, firm, corporation or other entity from using automated purchasing software to purchase large quantities of goods for the purposes of resale to the public. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1 adds a new section 390-d, which prohibits and fines automated purchasing software from purchasing large quantities goods for the purposes of resale. § 2 amends subdivision 3 of section 94-a a new paragraph 13-a.
S2628 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2628 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Internet and Technology AN ACT to amend the general business law and the executive law, in relation to automated purchasing software THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 390-d to read as follows: § 390-D. AUTOMATED PURCHASING SOFTWARE; PROHIBITED. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "AUTOMATED PURCHASING SOFTWARE" SHALL MEAN ANY MACHINE, DEVICE, COMPUTER PROGRAM OR COMPUTER SOFTWARE THAT, ON ITS OWN OR WITH HUMAN ASSISTANCE, BYPASSES SECURITY MEASURES OR ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS ON A RETAIL GOODS PURCHASING PLATFORM, OR OTHER CONTROLS OR MEASURES ON A RETAIL GOODS PURCHASING PLATFORM, THAT ASSIST IN IMPLEMENTING A LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF ANY SPECIFIC ITEM OF GOODS THAT CAN BE PURCHASED, TO PURCHASE ANY SPECIFIC ITEM OF GOODS. (B) "RETAIL GOODS PURCHASING PLATFORM" SHALL MEAN A RETAIL GOODS PURCHASING WEBSITE, APPLICATION, PHONE SYSTEM, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGY PLAT- FORM USED TO SELL GOODS. 2. (A) IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY TO UTILIZE AUTOMATED PURCHASING SOFTWARE TO PURCHASE GOODS. (B) IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY TO KNOWINGLY RESELL OR OFFER TO RESELL ANY ITEM OF GOODS THAT SUCH PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY KNOWS WAS OBTAINED USING AUTOMATED PURCHASING SOFTWARE. 3. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY WHO KNOWINGLY UTILIZES AUTOMATED PURCHASING SOFTWARE IN ORDER TO PURCHASE ANY ITEM OF GOODS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY IN AN AMOUNT OF NO LESS THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND NO MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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