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SECTION 46-C
Formal requisites of assignments of less than one thousand dollars and of assignments securing certain guarantees amounting to fifteen hu...
Personal Property (PEP) CHAPTER 41, ARTICLE 3-A
§ 46-c. Formal requisites of assignments of less than one thousand
dollars and of assignments securing certain guarantees amounting to
fifteen hundred dollars or less. No assignment of future earnings,
securing or relating to any indebtedness aggregating less than one
thousand dollars, shall be valid for any purpose whatsoever unless:

(a) such assignment shall be contained in a separate written
instrument in which all printed matter is in at least eight point type
and which shall have written or printed thereon in a size equal to at
least ten point bold type the following title: "Assignment of Wages,
Salary, Commissions or other Compensation for Services," and shall have
written or printed at the bottom thereof just above the place reserved
for the signature of the assignor in a size equal to at least ten point
bold type the following: "This is an Assignment of Wages, Salary,
Commissions or Other Compensation for Services";

(b) such assignment shall, either in its text or in a writing
permanently attached thereto, identify specifically and describe fully
the transaction to which it relates, said description to include the
name and address of the assignee, the identity of the merchandise sold
or services rendered or other basis of the indebtedness secured by, or
consideration given for the assignment, and the date on and place at
which payments are to be made; and on the face or back of the instrument
there shall be a summary of sections forty-six-c, forty-six-e,
forty-six-f, forty-seven-e, forty-eight, forty-eight-a, forty-eight-b,
forty-eight-c and forty-nine of the personal property law;

(c) such assignment, if given as security, is security only for the
transaction or series of transactions identified specifically and
described therein, or a renewal thereof, and no other valid and legally
enforceable assignment exists in connection with the same transaction or
series of transactions; provided, however, that nothing in this
paragraph shall invalidate an assignment securing a guarantee of the
payment of the purchase price of goods, wares or merchandise amounting
to fifteen hundred dollars or less sold for a use other than a
commercial or business use, notwithstanding the fact that such
assignment secures subsequent transactions in addition to that
originally secured, where the liability of the guarantor is limited to a
period of two years from the date of the assignment, and where the
assignment sets forth the maximum amount for which the guarantor shall
be liable; provided further that no assignment of future earnings shall
be valid with respect to any transaction or series of transactions for
the purchase of goods, wares or merchandise for a price of fifteen
hundred dollars or less sold for a use other than a commercial or
business use, when such assignment is executed by a guarantor or by one
of two or more purchasers, unless such goods are purchased for the
common use of the assignor and the purchaser or co-purchaser.