NY A03476 | 2011-2012 | General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 26-4)
Status: Introduced on January 25 2011 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2012-09-04 - enacting clause stricken
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Prohibits a retail mercantile establishment from requiring a purchaser of goods to provide identification in order to get a refund for or exchange returned goods when the purchaser presents the original sales receipt; provides that when the purchaser does not present an original sales receipt, such an establishment may require the presentation of identification; directs the attorney general to enforce such provisions and imposes civil penalties for the violation of such provisions; directs the department of law to establish a statewide register of those retail establishments which have violated such provisions.

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Title

Prohibits a retail mercantile establishment from requiring a purchaser of goods to provide identification in order to get a refund for or exchange returned goods when the purchaser presents the original sales receipt; provides that when the purchaser does not present an original sales receipt, such an establishment may require the presentation of identification; directs the attorney general to enforce such provisions and imposes civil penalties for the violation of such provisions; directs the department of law to establish a statewide register of those retail establishments which have violated such provisions.

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History

DateChamberAction
2012-09-04Assemblyenacting clause stricken
2012-01-04Assemblyreferred to consumer affairs and protection
2011-01-25Assemblyreferred to consumer affairs and protection

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