Bills Pending New York Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee

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NYA09624IntroProhibits the imposition of any charge or fee on the telephone bill of a consumer when such fee or charge is imposed by a third party, unless the consumer explicitly agrees to the nature and amount of such fee or charge; makes the unauthorized imposi...
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2020-01-28
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA09588IntroRelates to establishing a set grace period for the use of credit card reward points when an account is modified, cancelled, closed or terminated; ninety days shall be provided for the use of such points from the date notice of modification, cancellat...
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2020-01-27
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA09572IntroCreates the state office of the utility consumer advocate to represent interests of residential utility customers.
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2020-01-24
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA09078IntroEstablishes the New York state loan shark act; sets a maximum annual percentage rate of interest for credit cards of fifteen percent.
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2020-01-16
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA09070IntroRelates to removing certain provisions relating to pre-need funeral services.
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2020-01-15
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYS06954EngrossRequires notice to be provided of a home heating system conversion.
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2020-01-15
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA08652IntroRelates to fees for gift cards; limits the amount a merchant may charge for the gift card; and prohibits the expiration of such gift cards.
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2020-01-14
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA08773IntroEstablishes the home improvement fraud prevention act relating to the responsibilities of home improvement contractors and requiring home improvement contractors to register with the secretary of state.
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2020-01-09
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03124IntroProhibits a manufacturer from labeling or advertising a nonwoven disposable product for sale as flushable without prior approval from the department of environmental conservation.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA01018IntroRelates to the disclosure by hotels of contracts or similar agreements providing rooms to eligible homeless persons or families.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03327IntroRequires that prepaid cellular telephone cards have the expiration date of the minutes purchased printed on the card in conspicuous print.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA00153IntroIncludes attachments to electronic devices within the meaning of the term "imitation weapon".
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA02608IntroRequires mandatory arbitration clauses in certain consumer contracts to be disclosed and explained to the consumer.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA04020IntroRestricts the rental of safety recalled cars until they are repaired in accordance with the recall; requires disclosure of such recall notices to prospective vehicle renters if such recalled cars have not been repaired.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA06641IntroProhibits the use of automated purchasing software to buy large quantities of goods for the purpose of retail resale of such goods.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA02301IntroProhibits mandatory arbitration agreements in consumer and employment contracts; repeals existing provisions prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in certain consumer contracts.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03792IntroProhibits the sale of snortable chocolate-based powder.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA01924IntroAuthorizes a pharmacist to substitute a brand name prescription drug for the generic equivalent of such drug if requested to do so by the patient and record the request.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA07191IntroRequires debt collection agencies to be licensed by the state; requires bonding and allows for penalties.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA01452IntroCreates a private right of action for unlawful price gouging for injunctive relief and recovery of compensatory damages or $1,000, whichever is greater, or both, in addition to right of action granted to attorney general; permits the court to award a...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA00023IntroRequires certain disclosures by sperm and ovum storage facilities to inform clients relating to the inheritance rights of a posthumously conceived child from the utilization of such sperm or ovum.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA05831IntroMakes certain amendments concerning zone pricing of gasoline.
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2020-01-08
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NYA01947IntroPrevents owners or operators of automatic license plate reader systems from requiring that police agencies meet a minimum threshold of violations or arrests as part of a lease agreement or as part of an agreement to allow the police agency to utilize...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA08113IntroRequires manufacturers of smart speakers to obtain signed written permission from users before storing voice recordings.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA05946IntroProhibits selling a drug subject to a shortage for an unconscionably excessive price.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA01911IntroEstablishes the biometric privacy act; requires private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy establishing a retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometric identif...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA06442IntroRequires travel consultants to furnish written travel agreements to consumers; requires written and electronic disclosure of terms of such agreement at the time such agreement is entered into; increases penalties for relevant violations.
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2020-01-08
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NYA03911IntroRequires dealers to disclose information regarding fees for updating maps on global positioning systems installed in motor vehicles.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA04595IntroRelates to requiring genetically modified salmon that is sold or offered for sale be labeled.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03686IntroRelates to broadening the definition of a consumer.
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2020-01-08
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NYA04186IntroProhibits the sale of jewelry that includes a small magnet which is meant to mimic a tongue, lip or nose piercing and requires a warning printed on the packaging of any other products containing a small magnet.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA07490IntroAdds text messages to provisions regarding telemarketing and provides for increased caller identification transparency for certain types of telemarketing activity.
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2020-01-08
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NYA00607IntroRelates to requiring consumer reporting agencies to provide a consumer's information to such consumer at no cost.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA04187IntroRelates to prohibiting unsolicited commercial text messaging through wireless telephones.
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2020-01-08
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NYA05933IntroEstablishes standards for the replacement of motor vehicle windshields.
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2020-01-08
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NYA00749IntroRaises the maximum fine for persons who violate the law regulating telemarketing to twenty thousand dollars.
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2020-01-08
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NYA08196IntroRelates to how online dating services handle fraudulent members.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA02610IntroRequires businesses that purchase silver, gold and platinum to display current silver, gold and platinum prices.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA01861IntroProhibits the erection or maintenance of billboards advertising alcoholic beverages within 1000 feet of schools and playgrounds; defines billboards.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03228IntroEstablishes that consumer litigation funding transactions should be subject to state regulation and sets forth requirements regarding disclosure, licensing, funding company and attorney responsibilities and limitations, violations and other provision...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA00237IntroRelates to price gouging; defines unconscionably excessive price for the purposes of prohibiting price gouging during abnormal disruption of the market.
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2020-01-08
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NYA02230IntroRelates to telecommunication companies blocking certain numbers.
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2020-01-08
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NYA00019IntroRelates to requiring businesses to provide to the division of consumer protection a telephone number at which such business may be contacted for the submission of consumer complaints, and authorizing such division to create a registry of such telepho...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA03818IntroRelates to establishing the online consumer protection act; defines terms; provides that an advertising network shall post clear and conspicuous notice on the home page of its own website about its privacy policy and its data collection and use pract...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA00050IntroRequires automobile manufacturers to directly, or through affiliated dealerships, provide the original purchaser or lessee with information about parts of warranty coverage that would extend coverage beyond the original expressed warranty expiration ...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA02656IntroRelates to prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses in financial product or service contracts.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA05397IntroAllows individuals to register their telefacsimile telephone numbers with the consumer protection board as part of the "do not call" statewide registry.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA08304IntroProhibits any business from charging a price for services of a substantially similar or like kind on the basis of a person's gender.
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA02868IntroProvides that if the person or business providing the notification was the source of the breach, an offer to provide appropriate identity theft prevention and mitigation services, shall be provided at no cost to the affected person for not less than ...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
NYA01488IntroEstablishes recreational vehicle dealer agreements; defines terms; provides that a manufacturer or distributor may not sell a recreational vehicle in this state to or through a dealer without having first entered into a manufacturer/dealer agreement ...
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2020-01-08
To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
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