senate Bill S741

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
Apr 29, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 24, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2013 1st report cal.379
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S741 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง155.30 & 170.47, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S527
2009-2010: S33

S741 - 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.

S741 - Sponsor Memo

S741 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   741

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  FUSCHILLO,  LARKIN,  MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER -- 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 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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