senate Bill S1320

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Enacts the digital fair repair act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 17, 2023 ordered to third reading cal.88
Jan 11, 2023 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 17, 2023 - Rules committee Vote

S1320
20
0
committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1320 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1285
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §399-nn, Gen Bus L; amd §3, Chap of 2022 (as proposed on S.4104-A & A.7006-B)

S1320 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of digital electronic equipment manufactured and first sold or used in New York on or after July 1, 2023; requires original equipment manufacturers to provide diagnostic and repair information; authorizes original equipment manufacturers to establish reasonable training and certification programs for independent repair providers and to offer parts to independent repair providers or owners with other parts where the individual components may pose a heightened safety risk; relates to the effectiveness thereof.

S1320 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1320 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1320
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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  the  sale  of
   digital  electronic  equipment  and  providing  diagnostic  and repair
   information; and to amend a chapter of the laws of 2022  amending  the
   general business law relating to the sale of digital electronic equip-
   ment  and  providing diagnostic and repair information, as proposed in
   legislative bills numbers S. 4104-A and A. 7006-B, in relation to  the
   effectiveness thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 399-nn of the general business law, as added  by  a
 chapter  of  the laws of 2022 amending the general business law relating
 to the sale of digital electronic equipment and providing diagnostic and
 repair information, as proposed in legislative bills numbers  S.  4104-A
 and A. 7006-B, is amended 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
 this  subdivision  with an unaffiliated individual or business, shall be

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04221-01-3

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