senate Bill S4400

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of public larceny

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1069
Apr 04, 2011 referred to codes

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S4400 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2940
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §155.00, add §§155.50, 155.55, 155.60, 155.65 & 155.70, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4171, A4156

S4400 - Summary

Establishes the crime of public larceny.

S4400 - Sponsor Memo

S4400 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4400

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime  of
  public larceny

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 155.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  "UNAUTHORIZED  PURCHASES" MEANS ANY PURCHASE MADE BY MEANS OF ANY
CREDIT OR DEBIT CHARGE MADE AGAINST A CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD  NOT  AUTHOR-
IZED  BY  THE EMPLOYER WHO ISSUED THE CARD OR ANY PURCHASE MADE BY MEANS
OF ANY CREDIT OR DEBIT CHARGE MADE AGAINST A CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD ISSUED
BY AN EMPLOYER NOT CONSISTENT  WITH  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THE  AGREEMENT
SIGNED BY THE EMPLOYEE WHEN THE CARD WAS ISSUED TO THE EMPLOYEE.
  S  2.  The  penal  law  is amended by adding five new sections 155.50,
155.55, 155.60, 155.65 and 155.70 to read as follows:
S 155.50 PUBLIC LARCENY IN THE FIFTH DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF PUBLIC LARCENY IN THE FIFTH DEGREE  WHEN  HE  OR
SHE  IS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE
OR A GOVERNMENTAL INSTRUMENTALITY WITHIN THE STATE,  POSSESSING A CREDIT
OR DEBIT CARD ISSUED BY HIS OR HER EMPLOYER AND THE PERSON  MAKES  UNAU-
THORIZED  PURCHASES  USING  SUCH  CREDIT  OR  DEBIT  CARD  FOR GOODS AND
SERVICES.
  PUBLIC LARCENY IN THE FIFTH DEGREE IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
S 155.55 PUBLIC LARCENY IN THE FOURTH DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF PUBLIC LARCENY IN THE FOURTH DEGREE WHEN  HE  OR
SHE  IS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE
OR A GOVERNMENTAL INSTRUMENTALITY WITHIN THE STATE, POSSESSING A  CREDIT
OR  DEBIT  CARD ISSUED BY HIS OR HER EMPLOYER AND THE PERSON MAKES UNAU-
THORIZED PURCHASES USING  SUCH  CREDIT  OR  DEBIT  CARD  FOR  GOODS  AND
SERVICES EXCEEDING ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07786-01-1

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