senate Bill S4685

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases penalties relating to the protection of underground facilities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 15, 2013 committee discharged and committed to consumer protection
Apr 18, 2013 referred to codes

S4685 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง765, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S4685 - Summary

Increases penalties relating to the protection of underground facilities.

S4685 - Sponsor Memo

S4685 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2013

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 general business law, in relation to increasing the
  penalties for failure  to  comply  with  provisions  relating  to  the
  protection of underground facilities law


  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 765 of the  general
business  law,  as  amended  by section 6 of part X of chapter 57 of the
laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  a. Failure to comply with any provision of this article shall  subject
an excavator or an operator to a civil penalty of up to [two] FIVE thou-
sand  [five  hundred] dollars for the first violation and up to an addi-
tional [ten] FIFTEEN thousand dollars for each succeeding violation that
occurs within a twelve month period.
  S 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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