senate Bill S6327

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to telemarketing

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 22, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 21, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 15, 2020 1st report cal.197
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2019 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1447
Jun 05, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 15, 2020 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S6327
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

aye wr (1)

Jun 17, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S6327
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6327 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7490
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §399-z, Gen Bus L

S6327 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds text messages to provisions regarding telemarketing and provides for increased caller identification transparency for certain types of telemarketing activity.

S6327 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6327 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6327

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. PARKER -- (at request of the Department of State) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to telemarketing

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 399-z of the general business law,  as  amended  by
chapter 369 of the laws of 2012, paragraph k of subdivision 1 as amended
and  paragraphs  l and m of subdivision 1 as added by chapter 484 of the
laws of 2016, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 239  of  the  laws  of
2017  and  subdivision 2-a as amended by chapter 18 of the laws of 2017,
is amended to read as follows:
  § 399-z. Telemarketing; establishment of no telemarketing sales  calls
statewide  registry;  authorization of the transfer of telephone numbers
on the no telemarketing sales calls statewide registry to  the  national
"do-not-call"  registry. 1. As used in this section, the following terms
shall have the following meanings:
  a. "Department" [shall mean] MEANS the department of state.
  b. "Secretary" [shall mean] MEANS the secretary of state.
  c. "Customer" means any natural person who is a resident of this state
and who is or may be required to pay for or  to  exchange  consideration
for goods and services offered through telemarketing[;].
  d.  "Doing  business  in this state" means conducting telephonic sales
calls: (i) from a location in  this  state;  or  (ii)  from  a  location
outside of this state to consumers residing in this state[;].
  e.  "Goods  and  services"  means  any  goods  and services, and shall
include any real property or any tangible personal property or  services
of any kind[;].
  f.  "Negative  option feature" means, in an offer or agreement to sell
or provide any goods or services, a provision under which the customer's
silence or failure to take an affirmative action to reject such goods or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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