|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 23, 2013||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S2720
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S2720 - Details
S2720 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2720 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to zone pricing of gasoline; and to amend chapter 579 of the laws of 2008 amending the general business law relating to zone pricing of gasoline, in relation to making certain technical changes PURPOSE: To make chapter amendment to the law prohibiting the practice of zone pricing to insure that all parties in the chain of supply are covered by the law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: adds a new definition of "additional costs" which is defined as all replacement and transportation Costs and taxes incurred. Section 2: amends general business law section 399-ee (1)(g) to change the definition of "relevant geographic market" to include the phrase "among retail outlets". Section 3: amends section 299-ee(1)(m) of the general business law to adjust the definition of zone pricing to read "the establishment of arbitrary price differences based on the geographical location of the retail outlet within the relevant geographic market, without regard to the posted terminal price and any additional" costs where the effect is to injure competition."
S2720 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2720 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 23, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADAMS -- 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 zone pricing of gasoline; and to amend chapter 579 of the laws of 2008 amending the general business law relating to zone pricing of gasoline, in relation to making certain technical changes 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 399-ee of the general business law is relettered paragraph (a-1) and a new paragraph (a) is added to read as follows: (A) "ADDITIONAL COSTS" MEANS ALL REPLACEMENT AND TRANSPORTATION COSTS AND TAXES INCURRED. S 2. Paragraph (g) of subdivision 1 of section 399-ee of the general business law, as added by chapter 579 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (g) "Relevant geographic market" means the geographic area of effec- tive competition AMONG RETAIL OUTLETS. S 3. Paragraph (m) of subdivision 1 of section 399-ee of the general business law, as added by chapter 579 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (m) "Zone pricing" means the ESTABLISHMENT OF arbitrary price differ- ences BASED ON THE GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION OF THE RETAIL OUTLET within the relevant geographic market, [based on] WITHOUT REGARD TO the posted terminal price [or] AND ANY ADDITIONAL COSTS where the effect is to injure competition. S 4. Subdivision 2 of section 399-ee of the general business law, as added by chapter 579 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: 2. No PRODUCER, REFINER, wholesaler, OR DEALER shall engage in zone pricing with respect to any motor fuel of like grade or quality, WHICH IS SUPPLIED TO DEALER OPERATED RETAIL OUTLETS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06042-01-3
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