Bill Text: NY A04002 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizes a class action lawsuit in anti-trust actions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-01-08 - referred to economic development [A04002 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04002-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 31, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. WEPRIN, GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to
          the Committee on Economic Development
        AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  authorizing  a
          class action law suit in the state anti-trust law
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 340 of the  general  business  law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
     3    7.  Any  damages recoverable pursuant to this section may be recovered
     4  in any action which a court may authorize  to  be  brought  as  a  class
     5  action pursuant to article nine of the civil practice law and rules.
     6    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.