N.Y. General Business Law Section 342-A
Recovery of civil penalty by attorney-general

In lieu of any penalty otherwise prescribed for a violation of a provision of this article and in addition to an action pursuant to § 342 (Action to restrain and prevent)section three hundred forty-two of this article, the attorney-general may bring an action in the name and in behalf of the people of the state against any person, trustee, director, manager or other officer or agent of a corporation, or against a corporation, foreign or domestic, to recover a penalty in the sum specified in § 341 (Penalty)section three hundred forty-one of this article for the doing in this state of any act herein declared to be illegal, or any act in, toward or for the making or consummation of any contract, agreement, arrangement or combination herein prohibited, wherever the same may have been made. The action must be brought within three years after the commission of the act upon which it is based.

Source: Section 342-A — Recovery of civil penalty by attorney-general, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/GBS/342-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

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