senate Bill S6474

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a person is guilty of grand larceny in the fourth degree when he or she steals property and is in possession of an anti-security item

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.761
Jan 28, 2014 referred to codes

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S6474 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8684
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง155.30 & 170.47, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S741, A1895
2011-2012: S527, A8562
2009-2010: S33, A1276

S6474 - Summary

Establishes a person is guilty of grand larceny in the fourth degree when he or she steals property and is in possession of an anti-security item; makes criminal possession of an anti-security item a class A misdemeanor.

S6474 - Sponsor Memo

S6474 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6474

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MARCHIONE, MARTINS -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the possession of anti-se-
  curity items

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

  Section  1. Section 155.30 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 12 to read as follows:
  12. THE PROPERTY IS TAKEN BY A PERSON  WHO  IS  IN  POSSESSION  OF  AN
ANTI-SECURITY ITEM. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION AN "ANTI-SECUR-
ITY  ITEM"  IS DEFINED AS AN ITEM DESIGNED FOR THE PURPOSE OF OVERCOMING
DETECTION OF SECURITY MARKINGS OR ATTACHMENTS PLACED ON PROPERTY OFFERED
FOR SALE AT SUCH AN ESTABLISHMENT.
  S 2. Section 170.47 of the penal law, as added by chapter 580  of  the
laws of 1983, is amended to read as follows:
S 170.47 Criminal possession of an anti-security item.
  A  person  is  guilty of criminal possession of an anti-security item,
when with intent to steal property at a retail mercantile  establishment
as defined in article twelve-B of the general business law, he knowingly
possesses  in  such an establishment an item designed for the purpose of
overcoming detection of security markings or attachments placed on prop-
erty offered for sale at such an establishment.
  Criminal possession of an anti-security item is a class [B]  A  misde-
meanor.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01316-01-3

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