|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 02, 2021||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S4104
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4104 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4104 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4104 SPONSOR: BRESLIN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the sale of digital electronic equipment and providing diagnostic and repair infor- mation PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill require original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to make diag- nostic and repair information for digital electronic parts and equipment available to independent repair providers and consumers if such parts and repair information are also available to OEM authorized repair providers. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Titled "Digital Fair Repair Act"
S4104 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4104 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 2, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- 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 the sale of digital electronic equipment and providing diagnostic and repair information 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 "digital fair repair act". § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 399- nn to read as follows: § 399-NN. SALE OF DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; DIAGNOSTIC AND REPAIR INFORMATION. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "AUTHORIZED REPAIR PROVIDER" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS WHO IS UNAFFILIATED WITH AN ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER AND WHO HAS AN ARRANGEMENT WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER, FOR A DEFINITE OR INDEFINITE PERIOD, UNDER WHICH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER GRANTS TO THE INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS A LICENSE TO USE A TRADE NAME, SERVICE MARK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY IDENTIFIER FOR THE PURPOSES OF OFFER- ING THE SERVICES OF DIAGNOSIS, MAINTENANCE, OR REPAIR OF DIGITAL ELEC- TRONIC EQUIPMENT UNDER THE NAME OF THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER, OR OTHER ARRANGEMENT WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER TO OFFER SUCH SERVICES ON BEHALF OF THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER. AN ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER WHO OFFERS THE SERVICES OF DIAGNOSIS, MAINTENANCE, OR REPAIR OF ITS OWN DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, AND WHO DOES NOT HAVE AN ARRANGEMENT DESCRIBED IN THIS SUBDIVISION WITH AN UNAF- FILIATED INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS, SHALL BE CONSIDERED AN AUTHORIZED REPAIR PROVIDER WITH RESPECT TO SUCH EQUIPMENT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06580-01-1
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