Office of Weights & Measures
County Office Building
112 State Street
Albany, NY 12207
John Evers, Commissioner
Phone: (518) 447-7581
Fax: (518) 487-5048
Consumer Affairs Programs and Services
Local Law No. J For 2009
A LOCAL LAW OF THE COUNTY OF ALBANY AMENDING AND UPDATING LOCAL LAW NO. 3 FOR 1992 REQUIRING ITEM PRICING BY RETAIL STORES IN THE COUNTY OF ALBANY
This Law recognizes that clear, accurate item pricing is a basic consumer right which is no longer protected under State Law. It is the purpose of this Law to ensure that consumer goods offered for sale in the County of Albany are clearly, accurately and adequately marked as to their selling price.
Read Full Text of Local Law "J" for 2009 [PDF*]
|Protect Yourself From Predatory Lending|
Predatory lending is the practice of mortgage loans being priced above the prime competitive market. This is also known as "Sub Prime Lending," which extends credit at higher rates than prime to people who are higher credit risks or have impaired credit.