senate Bill S779

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes crimes relating to false receipts and universal product code labels

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 27, 2013 referred to codes
Mar 26, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

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S779 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1508
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง165.80, 165.81 & 165.82, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7370, A10554

S779 - Summary

Establishes crimes relating to false receipts and universal product code labels; defines terms.

S779 - Sponsor Memo

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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