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S08182 Summary:

BILL NOS08182B
 
SAME ASSAME AS A07939-B
 
SPONSORHOYLMAN-SIGAL
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §§399-z & 399-pp, Gen Bus L
 
Requires telemarketers to provide certain information no later than the first thirty seconds of the commencement of a call; requires telemarketers to disclose the address of any company on whose behalf the telemarketer is providing telemarketing services on any website owned or operated by the telemarketer and in written communication to customers.
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S08182 Actions:

BILL NOS08182B
 
01/11/2024REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
05/03/2024AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
05/03/2024PRINT NUMBER 8182A
05/14/2024AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
05/14/2024PRINT NUMBER 8182B
05/28/2024COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
05/28/2024ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1499
06/05/2024SUBSTITUTED BY A7939B
 A07939 AMEND=B Cunningham
 08/04/2023referred to consumer affairs and protection
 01/03/2024referred to consumer affairs and protection
 05/03/2024amend (t) and recommit to consumer affairs and protection
 05/03/2024print number 7939a
 05/07/2024reported
 05/09/2024advanced to third reading cal.463
 05/14/2024passed assembly
 05/14/2024delivered to senate
 05/14/2024REFERRED TO CONSUMER PROTECTION
 05/29/2024recalled from senate
 05/29/2024RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
 05/29/2024vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
 05/29/2024amended on third reading (t) 7939b
 06/03/2024repassed assembly
 06/03/2024returned to senate
 06/03/2024COMMITTED TO RULES
 06/05/2024SUBSTITUTED FOR S8182B
 06/05/20243RD READING CAL.1499
 06/05/2024PASSED SENATE
 06/05/2024DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
 06/05/2024RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
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S08182 Memo:

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S08182 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         8182--B
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 11, 2024
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by Sen. HOYLMAN-SIGAL -- read twice and ordered printed, and
          when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Consumer  Protection
          --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
          and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill
          amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
          tee

        AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring tele-
          marketers to provide certain information no later than thirty  seconds
          from  the  commencement  of  a  call  and  requiring  telemarketers to
          disclose their address online and in written communication to  custom-
          ers
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 399-z  of
     2  the general business law, as amended by chapter 660 of the laws of 2022,
     3  is amended to read as follows:
     4    No  telemarketer  or  seller shall engage in telemarketing at any time
     5  other than between 8:00 A.M. and  9:00  P.M.  at  the  location  of  the
     6  customer  unless  the  customer  has  given  [his  or her] their express
     7  consent to the call at a different time. Telemarketers shall provide, in
     8  a clear and coherent manner using words with common and  everyday  mean-
     9  ings,  at  the  beginning    but  no  later than thirty seconds from the
    10  commencement of the call of each telemarketing sales  call  all  of  the
    11  following  information, provided that the information set forth in para-
    12  graphs a and b of this subdivision shall be given to the customer first:
    13    § 2. The opening paragraph of subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of  subdi-
    14  vision  6  of  section 399-pp of the general business law, as amended by
    15  chapter 239 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
    16    at the beginning but no later than thirty seconds from  the  commence-
    17  ment  of the call and prior to any request by the caller of the customer
    18  to release or disclose any  of  the  customer's  personal  or  financial
    19  information, including but not limited, to the customer's name, address,
    20  credit  card,  checking  account  or  other  financial account number or
    21  information:
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11934-06-4

        S. 8182--B                          2
 
     1    § 3. Section 399-pp of the general business law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 10-b to read as follows:
     3    10-b.  A  telemarketer  shall  disclose  the address of any company on
     4  whose behalf such telemarketer is providing telemarketing  services,  on
     5  any  website owned or operated by the telemarketer and on any subsequent
     6  written communication to any customer.
     7    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
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