New York (State). Legislature. Assembly. Standing Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

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The Assembly Standing Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection was established in January 1975 in response to the "consumer movement" phenomenon which was beginning to coalesce throughout the country at that time. It was designed to investigate consumer abuses and to develop possible remedies, while at the same time maintaining fair and realistic treatment of the business community. Prior to its creation most consumer-related bills were referred to other assembly standing committees such as Agriculture, Commerce, and Industry and Economic Development. The committee is responsible for developing legislation to protect consumers' rights. It also strives to ensure that individual consumers have access to sufficient information to make informed choices about competing goods and services offered for sale.

From the description of Bill files, 1975-1992. (New York State Archives). WorldCat record id: 122602281

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Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State)
Subject
Bill drafting
Child care services
Drugs--Generic substitution
Industrial policy
Consumer protection--Law and legislation
Bills, Legislative
Product safety--Law and legislation
Legislative conference committees
Legislation
Prescription pricing--Law and legislation
Consumer protection
Public interest--Law and legislation
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Occupation
Function
Investigating prescriptions
Legislating
Protecting consumers

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Active 1975

Active 1992

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