S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
April 18, 2013
Introduced by Sen. FUSCHILLO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to increasing the
penalties for failure to comply with provisions relating to the
protection of underground facilities law
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 765 of the general
business law, as amended by section 6 of part X of chapter 57 of the
laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
a. Failure to comply with any provision of this article shall subject
an excavator or an operator to a civil penalty of up to [two] FIVE thou-
sand [five hundred] dollars for the first violation and up to an addi-
tional [ten] FIFTEEN thousand dollars for each succeeding violation that
occurs within a twelve month period.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.