senate Bill S2929

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a crime of leading a retail theft enterprise

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 22, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 20, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 19, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 18, 2013 1st report cal.215
Mar 12, 2013 reported and committed to consumer protection
Jan 25, 2013 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 18, 2013 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2929
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2013

aye wr (1)

Mar 12, 2013 - Codes committee Vote

S2929
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2929 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4272
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §155.50, amd §155.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6959B, A10326A

S2929 - Summary

Creates a crime of leading a retail theft enterprise.

S2929 - Sponsor Memo

S2929 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2929

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ZELDIN, MAZIARZ -- 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 creating a crime of  lead-
  ing a retail theft enterprise

  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 a new section 155.50 to
read as follows:
S 155.50 LEADING AN ORGANIZED RETAIL THEFT ENTERPRISE.
  1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "ANTI-SHOPLIFTING  OR  INVENTORY  CONTROL  DEVICE COUNTERMEASURE"
SHALL MEAN ANY ITEM OR DEVICE WHICH IS DESIGNED, MANUFACTURED, MODIFIED,
OR ALTERED TO DEFEAT ANY ANTI-SHOPLIFTING OR INVENTORY CONTROL DEVICE;
  (B) "CONCEAL"  SHALL  MEAN  TO  HIDE,  COVER,  OR  OTHERWISE  DISGUISE
MERCHANDISE  SO THAT, ALTHOUGH THERE MAY BE SOME NOTICE OF ITS PRESENCE,
IT IS NOT VISIBLE THROUGH ORDINARY OBSERVATION;
  (C) "FULL RETAIL VALUE" SHALL MEAN THE MERCHANT'S STATED OR ADVERTISED
PRICE OF THE MERCHANDISE;
  (D) "MERCHANDISE" SHALL MEAN ANY GOODS, CHATTELS, FOODSTUFFS OR  WARES
OF ANY TYPE AND DESCRIPTION, REGARDLESS OF THE VALUE THEREOF;
  (E)  "MERCHANT" SHALL MEAN ANY OWNER OR OPERATOR OF ANY STORE OR OTHER
RETAIL  MERCANTILE  ESTABLISHMENT,  OR  ANY  AGENT,  EMPLOYEE,   LESSEE,
CONSIGNEE,  OFFICER,  DIRECTOR, FRANCHISEE, OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR OF
SUCH OWNER OR PROPRIETOR;
  (F) "ORGANIZED RETAIL THEFT" SHALL MEAN (1)  THE  STEALING,  EMBEZZLE-
MENT, OR OBTAINING BY FRAUD, FALSE PRETENSES, OR OTHER ILLEGAL MEANS, OF
RETAIL  MERCHANDISE  IN  QUANTITIES THAT WOULD NOT NORMALLY BE PURCHASED
FOR PERSONAL USE OR CONSUMPTION FOR THE PURPOSE OF RESELLING  OR  OTHER-
WISE REENTERING SUCH RETAIL MERCHANDISE IN COMMERCE, OR (2) THE RECRUIT-
MENT  OF  PERSONS  TO  UNDERTAKE,  OR THE COORDINATION, ORGANIZATION, OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06533-01-3

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