Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 25, 2022||
referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
|May 05, 2022||
advanced to third reading
|May 04, 2022||
2nd report cal.
|May 03, 2022||
1st report cal.1027
|Feb 22, 2022||
referred to consumer protection
Senate Bill S8391
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S8391 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S8391 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8391 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to high-volume third-party sellers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To require online marketplaces to collect and verify high-volume third- party seller information. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the general business law by adding a new Article 45 titled, "high-volume third party sellers." Section 1500 of the new article 45 provides definitions of relevant terms used in the article. Section 1501 of the new article 45 requires an online marketplace
2021-S8391 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8391 I N S E N A T E February 22, 2022 ___________ 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 high-volume third-party sellers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article 45 to read as follows: ARTICLE 45 HIGH-VOLUME THIRD-PARTY SELLERS SECTION 1500. DEFINITIONS. 1501. COLLECTION AND VERIFICATION OF INFORMATION. 1502. DISCLOSURES REQUIRED. 1503. ENFORCEMENT. 1504. PREEMPTION. § 1500. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: 1. "CONSUMER PROD- UCT" MEANS TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY THAT IS DISTRIBUTED IN COMMERCE AND NORMALLY USED FOR PERSONAL, FAMILY, OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES, INCLUDING PROPERTY INTENDED TO BE ATTACHED TO OR INSTALLED IN REAL PROPERTY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER IT IS ACTUALLY ATTACHED OR INSTALLED. 2. "HIGH-VOLUME THIRD-PARTY SELLER" MEANS A PARTICIPANT IN AN ONLINE MARKETPLACE WHO IS A THIRD-PARTY SELLER AND WHO, IN ANY CONTINUOUS TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD DURING THE PREVIOUS TWENTY-FOUR MONTHS, HAS ENTERED INTO TWO HUNDRED OR MORE DISCRETE SALES TO, OR TRANSACTIONS WITH, BUYERS LOCATED IN NEW YORK FOR NEW OR UNUSED CONSUMER PRODUCTS RESULTING IN THE ACCUMULATION OF AN AGGREGATE TOTAL OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,000) OR MORE IN GROSS REVENUES. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE NUMBER OF DISCRETE SALES OR TRANSACTIONS INCLUDES ONLY THOSE SALES OR TRANSACTIONS MADE THROUGH THE ONLINE MARKETPLACE AND FOR WHICH PAYMENT IS PROCESSED BY THE ONLINE MARKETPLACE DIRECTLY OR THROUGH ITS PAYMENT PROCESSOR. 3. "ONLINE MARKETPLACE" MEANS A PERSON OR ENTITY THAT OPERATES A CONSUMER-DIRECTED, ELECTRONICALLY ACCESSED PLATFORM IN A MANNER IN WHICH ALL OF THE FOLLOWING ARE TRUE: (A) THE PLATFORM INCLUDES FEATURES THAT ALLOW FOR, FACILITATE, OR ENABLE THIRD-PARTY SELLERS TO ENGAGE IN THE SALE, PURCHASE, PAYMENT, STORAGE, SHIPPING, OR DELIVERY OF A CONSUMER PRODUCT IN THIS STATE;
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