|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||committed to rules|
|Feb 11, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 05, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 04, 2019||1st report cal.116|
|Jan 30, 2019||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S2898
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2898 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2898 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2898 Revised 02/01/19 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to adverse infor- mation in credit reports of certain furloughed federal government employees PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Prohibit credit reporting agencies from reporting or filing any new adverse information on furloughed or non-pay federal employees. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends the general business law by adding a new Section, 380-v, which relates to prohibiting credit reporting agencies from reporting or filing any new adverse information on furloughed or non-pay federal employees. This section also lays out the proof a consumer is required to provide for eligibility. It clarifies that this
S2898 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2898 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- 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 adverse infor- mation in credit reports of certain furloughed federal government employees THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 380-v of the general business law, as relettered by chapter 441 of the laws of 2014, is renumbered section 380-w and a new section 380-v is added to read as follows: § 380-V. FURLOUGHED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES. NO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCY SHALL REPORT OR MAINTAIN IN THE CONSUMER REPORT OR FILE OF A CONSUMER ANY NEW ADVERSE INFORMATION ON A CONSUMER WHO IS A FEDERAL EMPLOYEE IMPACTED BY A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FURLOUGH AS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION, WHICH WAS OBTAINED BY THE CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCY DURING SUCH FURLOUGH PERIOD. A CREDIT REPORTING AGENCY MAY REPORT ADVERSE INFORMATION ON A CONSUMER BEGINNING NINETY DAYS AFTER THE END OF A FURLOUGH PERIOD PROVIDED THAT NO SUCH ADVERSE INFORMATION SHALL HAVE BEEN DERIVED OR OBTAINED DURING THE FURLOUGH PERIOD. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ADVERSE INFORMATION DEVELOPED OR REPORTED PRIOR TO A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FURLOUGH. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO NEW YORK RESIDENTS EMPLOYED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WHO ARE FURLOUGHED OR WHO HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED NON-PAY FEDERAL EMPLOYEES AND WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED THEIR REGULAR SALARY OR WAGES DUE TO A FEDERAL GOVERN- MENT FURLOUGH WHICH LASTS AT LEAST ONE PAY PERIOD FROM THE START OF SUCH FURLOUGH. A CONSUMER SHALL HAVE THE BURDEN OF ESTABLISHING THAT THEY ARE A NEW YORK STATE RESIDENT, A FEDERAL EMPLOYEE, AND THAT THEY HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FURLOUGH. PROOF OF NEW YORK STATE RESI- DENCY MAY BE MADE BY A UTILITY BILL OR DRIVER'S LICENSE. A PAY STUB ISSUED WITHIN THIRTY DAYS SHALL BE PROOF OF FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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