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S08390 Summary:

BILL NOS08390
 
SAME ASSAME AS A10032
 
SPONSORCOMRIE
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 391-u, Gen Bus L
 
Requires that a business allow a consumer to cancel a contract between the two parties using the same method that was used to enter into the contract.
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S08390 Actions:

BILL NOS08390
 
05/04/2018REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
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S08390 Memo:

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S08390 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8390
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       May 4, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection
 
        AN ACT to amend the general business law, in  relation  to  methods  for
          cancelling contracts
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
     2  391-u to read as follows:
     3    § 391-u. Method for contract cancellation.   Unless otherwise  author-
     4  ized  by  law,  rule,  or regulation, any business that contracts with a
     5  consumer shall allow such consumer to cancel  such  contract  using  the
     6  same  method that the business and consumer used to enter such contract,
     7  including but not limited to, in writing or online.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14807-01-8
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