senate Bill S4104A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the digital fair repair act

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.533
substituted for a7006b
Jun 01, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1748
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 27, 2022 print number 4104a
May 27, 2022 amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 05, 2022 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2021 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1443
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 02, 2021 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jun 1, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S4104A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 2, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S4104
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S4104 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7006
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-nn, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6309, A7416

S4104 - Summary

Relates to the sale of digital electronic equipment; requires original equipment manufacturers to provide diagnostic and repair information.

S4104 - Sponsor Memo

S4104 - 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

Co-Sponsors

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S4104A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7006
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §399-nn, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6309, A7416

S4104A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of digital electronic equipment; requires original equipment manufacturers to provide diagnostic and repair information.

S4104A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4104A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4104--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BRESLIN, THOMAS, BIAGGI, BRISPORT, BROUK, COMRIE,
   COONEY, GIANARIS, HINCHEY, HOYLMAN, MYRIE, REICHLIN-MELNICK,  SALAZAR,
   SKOUFIS  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection  --  recommitted  to
   the Committee on Consumer Protection in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
   sec.  8  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 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
 HAS AN ARRANGEMENT WITH THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER UNDER  WHICH
 THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER GRANTS TO THE INDIVIDUAL OR BUSINESS
 A  LICENSE TO USE A TRADE NAME, SERVICE MARK, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY IDEN-
 TIFIER FOR THE PURPOSES OF OFFERING THE SERVICES OF  DIAGNOSIS,  MAINTE-
 NANCE,  OR  REPAIR OF DIGITAL ELECTRONIC 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06580-12-2
 S. 4104--A                          2

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