Bill A6849-2013

Requires all rebates to be provided to a purchaser at the time of the purchase of the good or service to which the rebate applies

Requires all rebates to be provided to a purchaser at the time of the purchase of the good or service to which the rebate applies; provides for a civil penalty of not less than one hundred dollars and not more than one thousand dollars for each violation.

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  • Mar 10, 2014: enacting clause stricken
  • Jan 8, 2014: referred to consumer affairs and protection
  • Apr 19, 2013: referred to consumer affairs and protection

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6849 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY April 19, 2013 ___________
Introduced by M. of A. BOYLAND -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring rebates to be provided at the time of purchase THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 391-s to read as follows: S 391-S. REBATES. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "REBATE" SHALL MEAN THE RETURN TO A PURCHASER OF ANY GOOD OR SERVICE OF ANY PORTION OF THE PURCHASE PRICE THEREOF OR A SPECIFIC MONETARY AMOUNT. 2. EVERY REBATE SHALL BE PROVIDED TO A PURCHASER AT THE TIME AND PLACE OF RETAIL PURCHASE OF THE GOOD OR SERVICE TO WHICH THE REBATE APPLIES. 3. ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION OFFERING A REBATE WHO VIOLATES THIS SECTION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH SUCH VIOLATION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of September next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.

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