senate Bill S2720

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes certain amendments concerning zone pricing of gasoline

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Jan 23, 2013 referred to consumer protection

S2720 - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §399-ee, Gen Bus L; amd §2, Chap 579 of 2008
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3709
2009-2010: S3766, S7168

S2720 - Summary

Makes certain technical amendments concerning zone pricing of gasoline.

S2720 - Sponsor Memo

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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