|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 27, 2013||referred to codes|
|Mar 26, 2013||delivered to assembly|
|Mar 21, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 20, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 19, 2013||1st report cal.251|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S779
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S779 - Details
S779 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S779 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing crimes relating to false receipts and universal product code labels PURPOSE: This bill establishes the crime of Retail sales receipt or universal product code fraud in the first and second degrees as well as Possession of a fraudulent retail sales receipt or universal product code manufacturing device. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds four new sections to the penal law: o 165.80 provides definitions of "retail sales receipt" and "uniform product code label" o 165.81 creates the crime of Retail sales receipt of universal product code fraud in the second degree o 165.82 creates the crime of Retail sales receipt of universal product code fraud in the first degree Section 2 provides the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
S779 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 779 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. FUSCHILLO, LAVALLE, 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 establishing crimes relat- ing to false receipts and universal product code labels 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 three new sections 165.80, 165.81 and 165.82 to read as follows: S 165.80 DEFINITIONS; APPLICATION TO OFFENSES REGARDING RETAIL SALES RECEIPTS AND UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE LABELS. AS USED IN SECTIONS 165.81 AND 165.82 OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. THE TERM "RETAIL SALES RECEIPT" SHALL MEAN ANY HANDWRITTEN OR MACHINE OR COMPUTER PRODUCED DOCUMENT AS PROPERLY ISSUED BY A RETAILER TO ACKNOWLEDGE PAYMENT RECEIVED FROM A CUSTOMER. 2. THE TERM "UNIFORM PRODUCT CODE LABEL" SHALL MEAN ANY BAR CODE OR OTHER CODING SYSTEM DESIGNED TO BE READ BY COMPUTER WHICH CONTAINS PRIC- ING INFORMATION AND OTHER RELATED INFORMATION USED BY A RETAILER AND READ BY A COMPUTER AT A POINT OF PURCHASE FOR PURPOSES OF ESTABLISHING THE SALE PRICE OF A GOOD. S 165.81 RETAIL SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE FRAUD IN THE SECOND DEGREE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF RETAIL SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE FRAUD IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN, WITH INTENT TO DECEIVE OR DEFRAUD A PERSON OR PERSONS ENGAGED IN THE RETAIL SALE OF GOODS OR SERVICES, HE OR SHE USES, TRANSFERS, MAKES, ALTERS, COUNTERFEITS OR REPRODUCES A RETAIL SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE KNOWING SUCH TO BE COUNTERFEIT. RETAIL SALES RECEIPT OR UNIVERSAL PRODUCT CODE FRAUD IN THE SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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