senate Bill S7370

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes crimes relating to false receipts and universal product code labels

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Jun 04, 2012 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2012 1st report cal.874
May 02, 2012 referred to codes

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S7370 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10554
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง165.80 & 165.81 & 165.82, Pen L

S7370 - Summary

Establishes crimes relating to false receipts and universal product code labels; defines terms.

S7370 - Sponsor Memo

S7370 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  7370

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

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 penal law, in relation to establishing crimes relat-
  ing to false receipts and universal product code labels

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

  Section 1. The penal law is  amended  by  adding  three  new  sections
165.80, 165.81 and 165.82 to read as follows:
S  165.80  DEFINITIONS;  APPLICATION  TO OFFENSES REGARDING RETAIL SALES
           RECEIPTS AND UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE LABELS.
  AS USED IN SECTIONS 165.81 AND 165.82 OF THIS ARTICLE,  THE  FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  THE  TERM  "RETAIL  SALES  RECEIPT"  SHALL MEAN ANY HANDWRITTEN OR
MACHINE OR COMPUTER PRODUCED DOCUMENT AS PROPERLY ISSUED BY  A  RETAILER
TO ACKNOWLEDGE PAYMENT RECEIVED FROM A CUSTOMER.
  2.  THE  TERM  "UNIFORM PRODUCT CODE LABEL" SHALL MEAN ANY BAR CODE OR
OTHER CODING SYSTEM DESIGNED TO BE READ BY COMPUTER WHICH CONTAINS PRIC-
ING INFORMATION AND OTHER RELATED INFORMATION USED  BY  A  RETAILER  AND
READ  BY  A COMPUTER AT A POINT OF PURCHASE FOR PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING
THE SALE PRICE OF A GOOD.
S 165.81 RETAIL SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE FRAUD IN THE
           SECOND DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF RETAIL SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL  PRODUCT  CODE
FRAUD  IN  THE  SECOND  DEGREE WHEN, WITH INTENT TO DECEIVE OR DEFRAUD A
PERSON OR PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE RETAIL SALE OF GOODS OR SERVICES, HE OR
SHE USES, TRANSFERS, MAKES, ALTERS, COUNTERFEITS OR REPRODUCES A  RETAIL
SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE KNOWING SUCH TO BE COUNTERFEIT.
  RETAIL  SALES  RECEIPT  OR  UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE FRAUD IN THE SECOND
DEGREE IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
S 165.82 RETAIL SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL PRODUCT  CODE  FRAUD  IN  THE
           FIRST DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF RETAIL SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE
FRAUD IN THE FIRST DEGREE WHEN, WITH INTENT  TO  DECEIVE  OR  DEFRAUD  A
PERSON OR PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE RETAIL SALE OF GOODS OR SERVICES, HE OR

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

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