assembly Bill A9957

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires police agencies to take reports of missing adults whenever the adult is reported to be missing

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S6437 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 09, 2016 signed chap.316
Aug 30, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.242
substituted for a9957
Jun 14, 2016 substituted by s6437a
rules report cal.242
reported
Jun 08, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jun 01, 2016 reported referred to codes
May 02, 2016 referred to governmental operations

A9957 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6437A
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-f-2, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6437A
2013-2014: S7864

A9957 - Summary

Requires police agencies to take reports of missing adults whenever the adult is reported to be missing.

A9957 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9957

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRON -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring police agen-
  cies  to take reports of missing adults whenever the adult is reported
  to be missing

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    This  act  shall  be  known and may be cited as "Lamont
Dottin's law".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  837-f-2  to
read as follows:
  S  837-F-2. MISSING ADULTS. IN THE EVENT THAT A POLICE AGENCY RECEIVES
A REPORT THAT AN ADULT PERSON IS MISSING FROM  HIS  OR  HER  NORMAL  AND
ORDINARY  PLACE  OF RESIDENCE AND WHOSE WHEREABOUTS CANNOT BE DETERMINED
BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH SUCH ADULT PERSON  WOULD  PLACE
SUCH  INDIVIDUAL  IN  A  POSITION TO HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF HIS OR HER WHERE-
ABOUTS, AND THAT SUCH MISSING ADULT PERSON HAS A PROVEN  DISABILITY,  OR
MAY  BE  IN  PHYSICAL  DANGER, OR IS MISSING AFTER A CATASTROPHE, OR MAY
HAVE DISAPPEARED INVOLUNTARILY, OR IS MISSING UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES  WHERE
THERE  IS  A  REASONABLE CONCERN FOR HIS OR HER SAFETY; AND SUCH MISSING
ADULT PERSON DOES NOT QUALIFY AS EITHER  A  MISSING  CHILD  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  EIGHT  HUNDRED  THIRTY-SEVEN-E  OF THIS ARTICLE OR A VULNERABLE
ADULT PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN-F-1 OF  THIS  ARTI-
CLE,  THE  POLICE  AGENCY SHALL COLLECT INFORMATION NECESSARY TO FILE AN
ELECTRONIC REPORT REGARDING THE MISSING ADULT PERSON WITH  THE  NATIONAL
CRIME  INFORMATION  CENTER REGISTER AND SUBMIT SUCH ELECTRONIC REPORT TO
THE NATIONAL CRIME INFORMATION CENTER REGISTER.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07820-05-6

assembly Bill A9956

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits mandatory arbitration agreements in consumer and employment contracts; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.192
rules report cal.192
reported
amend and recommit to rules 9956a
Jun 06, 2016 reported referred to rules
May 24, 2016 reported referred to codes
May 02, 2016 referred to consumer affairs and protection

Co-Sponsors

A9956 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §399-c, Gen Bus L

A9956 - Summary

Prohibits mandatory arbitration agreements in consumer and employment contracts; repeals existing provisions prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in certain consumer contracts.

A9956 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9956

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DINOWITZ, WEINSTEIN -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business  law,  in  relation  to  prohibited
  mandatory  arbitration agreements; and to repeal section 399-c of such
  law relating to prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses  in  certain
  consumer contracts

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 399-c of the general business law is REPEALED and a
new section 399-c is added to read as follows:
  S 399-C. PROHIBITED MANDATORY ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS.  1. DEFINITIONS.
  (A) THE TERM "CONSUMER DISPUTE" SHALL MEAN A DISPUTE BETWEEN AN  INDI-
VIDUAL  WHO  SEEKS  OR  ACQUIRES  REAL  OR  PERSONAL  PROPERTY, SERVICES
(INCLUDING SERVICES  RELATING  TO  SECURITIES  AND  OTHER  INVESTMENTS),
MONEY,  OR  CREDIT  FOR  PERSONAL,  FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD PURPOSES AND THE
SELLER OR PROVIDER OF SUCH PROPERTY, SERVICES, MONEY OR CREDIT.
  (B) THE TERM "EMPLOYMENT DISPUTE" SHALL  MEAN  A  DISPUTE  BETWEEN  AN
EMPLOYER  AND  EMPLOYEE  ARISING OUT OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF EMPLOYER AND
EMPLOYEE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 3 OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938
(29 U.S.C. 203).
  (C) THE TERM "MANDATORY ARBITRATION AGREEMENT" SHALL MEAN  ANY  AGREE-
MENT  TO  ARBITRATE A DISPUTE THAT HAD NOT YET ARISEN AT THE TIME OF THE
MAKING OF THE AGREEMENT.
  2. PROHIBITED MANDATORY CONSUMER  AND  EMPLOYMENT  ARBITRATION  AGREE-
MENTS.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE, NO MANDATO-
RY  ARBITRATION  AGREEMENT  SHALL BE VALID OR ENFORCEABLE IF IT REQUIRES
ARBITRATION OF AN EMPLOYMENT DISPUTE OR CONSUMER DISPUTE.
  3.  PROHIBITION OF EFFECT OF CERTAIN MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSES  OR
AGREEMENTS.    MANDATORY  ARBITRATION  CLAUSES  OR  AGREEMENTS  COVERING
CONSUMERS AND EMPLOYEE DISPUTES ARE CONTRARY TO THE  ESTABLISHED  PUBLIC
POLICY  OF  THIS  STATE. BECAUSE EMPLOYEES AND CONSUMERS ARE REQUIRED TO
ASSENT TO THESE AGREEMENTS AS  A  CONDITION  OF  BEING  AN  EMPLOYEE  OR
CONSUMER  BEFORE  ANY  DISPUTE HAS ARISEN WITH THE EMPLOYER OR MERCHANT,
THESE AGREEMENTS DO NOT  OFFER  EMPLOYEES  AND  CONSUMERS  A  MEANINGFUL

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

Co-Sponsors

A9956A - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §399-c, Gen Bus L

A9956A - Summary

Prohibits mandatory arbitration agreements in consumer and employment contracts; repeals existing provisions prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in certain consumer contracts.

A9956A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 9956--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. DINOWITZ, WEINSTEIN -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Consumer  Affairs  and  Protection  --  reported  and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on Codes -- reported and referred to the
  Committee on  Rules  --  Rules  Committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general business law, in relation to prohibited
  mandatory arbitration agreements; and to repeal section 399-c of  such
  law  relating  to prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in certain
  consumer contracts

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 399-c of the general business law is REPEALED and a
new section 399-c is added to read as follows:
  S 399-C. PROHIBITED MANDATORY ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS.  1. DEFINITIONS.
  (A)  THE TERM "CONSUMER DISPUTE" SHALL MEAN A DISPUTE BETWEEN AN INDI-
VIDUAL WHO  SEEKS  OR  ACQUIRES  REAL  OR  PERSONAL  PROPERTY,  SERVICES
(INCLUDING  SERVICES  RELATING  TO  SECURITIES  AND  OTHER INVESTMENTS),
MONEY, OR CREDIT FOR PERSONAL, FAMILY  OR  HOUSEHOLD  PURPOSES  AND  THE
SELLER OR PROVIDER OF SUCH PROPERTY, SERVICES, MONEY OR CREDIT.
  (B)  THE  TERM  "EMPLOYMENT  DISPUTE"  SHALL MEAN A DISPUTE BETWEEN AN
EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE ARISING OUT OF THE RELATIONSHIP  OF  EMPLOYER  AND
EMPLOYEE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 3 OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT OF 1938
(29 U.S.C. 203).
  (C)  THE  TERM "MANDATORY ARBITRATION AGREEMENT" SHALL MEAN ANY AGREE-
MENT TO ARBITRATE A DISPUTE THAT HAD NOT YET ARISEN AT THE TIME  OF  THE
MAKING OF THE AGREEMENT.
  2.  PROHIBITED  MANDATORY  CONSUMER  AND EMPLOYMENT ARBITRATION AGREE-
MENTS.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE, NO MANDATO-
RY ARBITRATION AGREEMENT SHALL BE VALID OR ENFORCEABLE  IF  IT  REQUIRES
ARBITRATION OF AN EMPLOYMENT DISPUTE OR CONSUMER DISPUTE.
  3.   PROHIBITION OF EFFECT OF CERTAIN MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSES OR
AGREEMENTS.    MANDATORY  ARBITRATION  CLAUSES  OR  AGREEMENTS  COVERING
CONSUMERS  AND  EMPLOYEE DISPUTES ARE CONTRARY TO THE ESTABLISHED PUBLIC
POLICY OF THIS STATE. BECAUSE EMPLOYEES AND CONSUMERS  ARE  REQUIRED  TO

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