senate Bill S855

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to zone pricing of gasoline

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S855 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §399-ee, Gen Bus L; amd §2, Chap 579 of 2008
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7775B, S4170B

S855 - Summary

Relates to zone pricing of gasoline.

S855 - Sponsor Memo

S855 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   855

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to zone pricing of
  gasoline, and to amend chapter 579 of the laws of 2008,  amending  the
  general business law relating to zone pricing of gasoline, in relation
  to zone pricing for retail motor fuel based on geographic location

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of  section  399-ee  of  the
general  business  law is relettered paragraph (a-1) and a new paragraph
(a) is added to read as follows:
  (A) "ADDITIONAL COSTS" MEANS ALL REPLACEMENT AND TRANSPORTATION  COSTS
AND TAXES INCURRED.
  S  2.  Paragraph (g) of subdivision 1 of section 399-ee of the general
business law, as added by chapter 579 of the laws of 2008, is amended to
read as follows:
  (g) "Relevant geographic market" means the geographic area [of  effec-
tive competition] WHICH IS SUPPLIED BY THE SAME TERMINAL FACILITY.
  S  3.  Paragraph (m) of subdivision 1 of section 399-ee of the general
business law, as added by chapter 579 of the laws of 2008, is amended to
read as follows:
  (m) "Zone  pricing"  means  the  [arbitrary]  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  price
differences  BASED  ON  THE  GEOGRAPHICAL  LOCATION OF THE RETAIL OUTLET
within the relevant geographic market, [based on] WITHOUT REGARD TO  the
posted  terminal price [or] AND ANY ADDITIONAL COSTS where the effect is
to injure competition.
  S 4. Subdivision 2 of section 399-ee of the general business  law,  as
added by chapter 579 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02886-01-3

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