|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.586
substituted for a2224
|Jun 03, 2019||referred to consumer affairs and protection|
delivered to assembly
|May 06, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 01, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 30, 2019||1st report cal.551|
|Mar 25, 2019||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S4777
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4777 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- General Business Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §399-z, Gen Bus L
S4777 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Enacts the "nuisance call act"; requires telemarketer's or seller's entity specific do-not-call list; and requires the express written agreement from a consumer before a telemarketer or seller can transmit, share, or otherwise make available any customer's contact information.
S4777 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4777 SPONSOR: KAMINSKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to enacting the "nuisance call act" PURPOSE: To offer heightened protections to consumers to curb the nuisance posed by unwanted telemarketing calls. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one sets out the title of this act as the "Nuisance Call Act." Section two amends section 399-z of the general business law to require that in the case of any telemarketing sales call made by a natural person, the telemarketer or seller shall inform the customer that he or she may request that his or her telephone number be added to the sell- er's entity specific do-not-call list. If the customer opts to do so, the telemarketer or seller must immediately end the call and must add
S4777 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4777 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 25, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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 enacting the "nuisance call act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "nuisance call act". § 2. Subdivisions 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 of section 399-z of the general business law, subdivisions 9 and 15 as added and subdivisions 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 as amended by chapter 369 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows: 9. IN THE CASE OF ANY TELEMARKETING SALES CALL MADE BY A NATURAL PERSON, THE TELEMARKETER OR SELLER SHALL INFORM THE CUSTOMER THAT HE OR SHE MAY REQUEST THAT HIS OR HER TELEPHONE NUMBER BE ADDED TO THE SELL- ER'S ENTITY SPECIFIC DO-NOT-CALL LIST. IF THE CUSTOMER OPTS TO DO SO, THE TELEMARKETER OR SELLER SHALL IMMEDIATELY END THE CALL AND SHALL ADD THE NUMBER CALLED TO SUCH LIST OR CAUSE THE NUMBER CALLED TO BE ADDED TO SUCH LIST. 10. NO TELEMARKETER OR SELLER SHALL TRANSMIT, SHARE, OR OTHERWISE MAKE AVAILABLE ANY CUSTOMER'S CONTACT INFORMATION, INCLUDING NAME, TELEPHONE NUMBER, OR EMAIL ADDRESS, WHICH HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO SUCH TELEMARKETER OR SELLER BY SUCH CUSTOMER, TO ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY WITHOUT THE EXPRESS AGREEMENT OF THE CONSUMER IN WRITING OR IN ELECTRON- IC FORMAT, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY LAW, OR PURSUANT TO A LAWFUL SUBPOENA OR COURT ORDER. 11. Telemarketers and sellers shall keep for a period of twenty-four months from the date the record is created records relating to its tele- marketing activities. [10.] 12. a. The department shall provide notice to customers of the establishment of the national "do-not-call" registry. Any customer who EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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