senate Bill S4188

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires financial institutions to notify a customer prior to charging a fee based on account inactivity

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Nov 11, 2020 signed chap.268
Oct 30, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 21, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
Mar 04, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.442
substituted for a9140
Feb 10, 2020 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 22, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 21, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 15, 2020 1st report cal.178
Jan 08, 2020 referred to banks
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2019 referred to banks
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.899
Mar 04, 2019 referred to banks

Votes

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Jan 15, 2020 - Banks committee Vote

S4188
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Banks Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

aye wr (1)

May 29, 2019 - Banks committee Vote

S4188
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Banks Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

aye wr (2)

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S4188 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9140
Law Section:
Banking Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-x, Bank L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9352, A3134
2011-2012: A2795
2013-2014: A2549, A8692
2015-2016: A3062
2017-2018: S7153, A7740

S4188 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires financial institutions to notify a customer thirty days prior to charging a fee based on account inactivity; requires such notice to include a telephone number and the full contact information of a representative of the financial institution responsible for resolving any matter relating to the fee.

S4188 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4188 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4188
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 4, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Banks
 
 AN ACT to amend the banking law,  in  relation  to  requiring  financial
   institutions  to  notify  a  customer prior to charging a fee based on
   account inactivity

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The banking law is amended by adding a new section 9-x to
 read as follows:
   § 9-X. FEES BASED ON  INACTIVITY;  NOTIFICATION.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY
 OTHER PROVISION OF LAW OR RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ANY FINAN-
 CIAL  INSTITUTION  SUBJECT  TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER, INCLUDING
 ANY BANK, TRUST COMPANY, SAVINGS BANK,  SAVINGS  AND  LOAN  ASSOCIATION,
 CREDIT  UNION,  MORTGAGE  BROKER,  MORTGAGE  BANKER, OR OTHER INVESTMENT
 ENTITY,  WHETHER  HEADQUARTERED  WITHIN  OR  OUTSIDE  THE  STATE,  WHICH
 PROVIDES  AN  ACCOUNT  TO A CUSTOMER SHALL PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTICE OF THE
 PENDING CHARGES TO A CUSTOMER THIRTY DAYS  PRIOR  TO  CHARGING  ANY  FEE
 BASED  ON  ACCOUNT  INACTIVITY.  SUCH  NOTICE  SHALL INCLUDE A TELEPHONE
 NUMBER AND FULL CONTACT INFORMATION FOR A REPRESENTATIVE OF  THE  FINAN-
 CIAL  INSTITUTION  RESPONSIBLE  FOR RESOLVING ANY MATTER RELATING TO THE
 FEE.   A NOTIFICATION BY  ELECTRONIC  MAIL  SHALL  SATISFY  THE  WRITING
 REQUIREMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01539-01-9


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