senate Bill S2861

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the expiration of minutes purchased with prepaid cellular telephone cards

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 15, 2020 approval memo.40
signed chap.334
Dec 03, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 21, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.401
substituted for a3327
Feb 25, 2020 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 05, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 03, 2020 1st report cal.326
Jan 08, 2020 referred to energy and telecommunications
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 07, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.527
Jan 30, 2019 referred to energy and telecommunications

Votes

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Feb 3, 2020 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2861
7
2
committee
7
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Feb 3, 2020

nay (2)

Apr 30, 2019 - Energy and Telecommunications committee Vote

S2861
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Energy and Telecommunications Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

aye wr (2)

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S2861 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3327
Law Section:
Public Service Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §92-f, Pub Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1085
2013-2014: S2771
2015-2016: S2561, A7667
2017-2018: S2356, A2892

S2861 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that prepaid cellular telephone cards have the expiration date of the minutes purchased printed on the card in conspicuous print.

S2861 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2861 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2861
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on  Energy  and  Telecommuni-
   cations
 
 AN ACT to amend the public service law, in relation to the expiration of
   minutes purchased with prepaid cellular telephone cards

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraphs e and f of subdivision 2 of section 92-f of  the
 public  service  law,  as  added by chapter 651 of the laws of 1999, are
 amended and a new paragraph g is added to read as follows:
   e. any expiration date or expiration policy; [and]
   f. instructions for use of the card[.]; AND
   G. IN THE CASE OF A COMPANY THAT  OFFERS  PREPAID  CELLULAR  TELEPHONE
 SERVICES  BY  MEANS OF A PREPAID CALLING CARD, SUCH PREPAID CALLING CARD
 SHALL HAVE PRINTED ON ITS FACE, IN CONSPICUOUS PRINT OF A FONT AT  LEAST
 TWO  TIMES LARGER THAT ANY OTHER PRINT PRINTED ON SUCH CARD, AND IN BOLD
 FACE PRINT THAT IS AT LEAST TEN-POINT SIZED, THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR THE
 CELLULAR MINUTES PURCHASED WITH THE CARD.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04798-01-9


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