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New York Legis 660 Additional Requirements for Telemarketers: What You Should Know

Summary of NY Legis 660 

NY Legis 660 (proposed as AB 8319) is a recently approved amendment to Section 399-z of New York’s General Business Law that will impose additional disclosure requirements that telemarketers must make to New York consumers.

Upon becoming effective March 6, 2023, NY Legis 660 will require telemarketers making calls to New York consumers to make additional disclosures at the outset of calls, and will also require telemarketers to make disclosures in a certain order. The disclosures include, among other things, that the consumer has the option to be automatically added to the seller’s do-not-call list.1

Who proposed NY Legis 660?

NY Legis 660 was introduced October 20, 2021 by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D) as AB 8319 as a proposal to require telemarketers to give consumers the option to be added to their do-not-call list at the outset of a call. 

Current Status of NY Legis 660

As of December 6, 2022, AB 8319  was signed and chaptered by the Governor as NY Legis 660 and will become effective March 6, 2023. 

To discuss more about how NY Legis. 660 could affect your business, please contact Shipkevich PLLC through our website.

1 NY LEGIS 660 (2022), 2022 Sess. Law News of N.Y. Ch. 660 (A. 8319-C). 

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