senate Bill S603

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits more than one increase in the price of motor fuel in any twenty-four hour period

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 06, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Jan 05, 2011 referred to consumer protection

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S603 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1970
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 24-B ยง370-k, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3765, S7308, A2323

S603 - Summary

Prohibits more than one increase in the price of motor fuel in any twenty-four hour period.

S603 - Sponsor Memo

S603 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   603

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  more  than  one  increase  in the price of gasoline in any twenty-four
  hour period

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

  Section  1.  The general business law is amended by adding a new arti-
cle 24-B to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 24-B
                   MOTOR FUEL MARKETING PRACTICES ACT
SECTION 370-K. UNLAWFUL PRICE INCREASES; EXCEPTIONS.
  S 370-K. UNLAWFUL PRICE INCREASES; EXCEPTIONS. (A) (1) IT IS  UNLAWFUL
FOR  ANY  NONREFINER  ENGAGED  IN COMMERCE IN THIS STATE TO INCREASE THE
PRICE OF ANY GRADE OR QUALITY OF MOTOR FUEL SOLD AT A RETAIL OUTLET MORE
THAN ONCE IN A TWENTY-FOUR HOUR PERIOD.
  (2) IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY REFINER, INCLUDING ANY AFFILIATE  OR  AGENT
THEREOF,  ENGAGED IN COMMERCE IN THIS STATE TO INCREASE THE PRICE OF ANY
GRADE OR QUALITY OF MOTOR FUEL SOLD MORE THAN ONCE IN A TWENTY-FOUR HOUR
PERIOD.
  (B) (1) ANY VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL RESULT IN A CIVIL FINE  OF
NOT  MORE  THAN  FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS TO BE COLLECTED BY THE CORPORATION
COUNSEL FOR ANY CITY OR BY THE APPROPRIATE  ATTORNEY  OF  ANY  POLITICAL
SUBDIVISION  AS  SHALL BE DESIGNATED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF SUCH POLI-
TICAL SUBDIVISION.
  (2) AN ISOLATED, INADVERTENT INCIDENT  INVOLVING  ACTIVITY  PROHIBITED
PURSUANT  TO SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT BE A VIOLATION OF
THIS SECTION.
  (C) AS USED IN THIS  SECTION,  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:

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

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