senate Bill S6215

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the imposition of penalties and administrative fees for toll evaders and establishes the crime of unlawful purchase, sale or possession of a license plate hiding device

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes

S6215 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §165.15, add §165.75, Pen L; desig Art 9 Title 11 to be Title 11-A, add Title Head, amd §2985, Pub Auth L; amd §510, V & T L

S6215 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the imposition of penalties and administrative fees for toll evaders and establishes the crime of unlawful purchase, sale or possession of a license plate hiding device.

S6215 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6215 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6215

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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  theft  of  services  and
  establishing  the  crime of unlawful purchase, sale or possession of a
  license plate hiding device; to amend the public authorities  law,  in
  relation  to  the  imposition of penalties and administrative fees for
  toll evaders; and to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to
  the suspension of a registration of a toll evader

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 3 and the closing paragraph of section 165.15
of the penal law, the closing paragraph as amended by chapter 491 of the
laws of 1992, are amended to read as follows:
  3. With intent to obtain railroad, subway, bus, air, taxi or any other
public transportation service OR TO  USE  ANY  HIGHWAY,  PARKWAY,  ROAD,
BRIDGE  OR TUNNEL without payment of the lawful charge OR TOLL therefor,
or to avoid payment of the lawful charge OR TOLL for such transportation
service which has been rendered to him OR HER OR FOR  SUCH  USE  OF  ANY
HIGHWAY,  PARKWAY, ROAD, BRIDGE OR TUNNEL, he OR SHE obtains or attempts
to obtain such service OR USE or avoids or  attempts  to  avoid  payment
therefor  by  force,  intimidation,  stealth,  deception  or  mechanical
tampering, or by unjustifiable failure or refusal to pay; or
  Theft of services is a class A misdemeanor,  provided,  however,  that
theft  of cable television service as defined by the provisions of para-
graphs (a), (c) and (d) of subdivision four of this section, and  having
a  value  not  in  excess of one hundred dollars by a person who has not
been previously convicted of theft of services under subdivision four of
this section is a violation, that theft of  services  under  subdivision
nine  of  this section by a person who has not been previously convicted
of theft of services  under  subdivision  nine  of  this  section  is  a
violation and provided further, however, that theft of [services of] any
[telephone]  service  [under paragraph (a) or (b) of subdivision five of
this section] having a value in excess of one thousand dollars or  by  a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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