senate Bill S3798A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires signs to be posted at gasoline stations for consumers to contact the department of state regarding price or product problems

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 15, 2016 print number 3798a
Jan 15, 2016 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
Feb 17, 2015 referred to agriculture

S3798 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §192, Ag & Mkts L; amd §94-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3631
2013-2014: S1283, S7422
2017-2018: S4691
2019-2020: S3042

S3798 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires signs to be posted at gasoline stations for consumers to contact the department of state regarding price or product problems.

S3798 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3798 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3798

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the  executive  law,
  in  relation  to  protecting  consumers from price gouging and product
  tampering of gasoline

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 5 of section 192 of the agricul-
ture  and markets law, as amended by chapter 101 of the laws of 1986, is
amended to read as follows:
  a. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell or
offer for sale at retail for use in internal combustion engines in motor
vehicles or motorboats any motor fuel unless such seller shall:
  (i) post and keep posted on the  dispensing  device  from  which  such
motor  fuel  is  sold  or  offered  for sale a sign or placard, at least
twelve inches in height and at least twelve  inches  in  width,  stating
clearly and legibly with the whole cent numerals at least nine inches in
height and at least two inches in width, the selling price per gallon of
such motor fuel; or
  (ii)  where  such  individual pump or dispensing device dispenses more
than two differently priced grades of motor fuel, only the  highest  and
lowest  selling  price per gallon of such motor fuel dispensed therefrom
must be posted thereon in conformance with all other provisions of  this
subdivision; or
  (iii)  where  a  multiple  product  dispensing  device  is  capable of
dispensing multiple products at multiple prices, then the selling  price
per  gallon  may  be posted thereon with numerals at least one-half that
height and one-half that width required  by  subparagraph  (i)  of  this
paragraph,  although  numerals  representing  tenths  of  a  cent may be
displayed at no less than one-half those dimensions which  disclose  the
selling price per gallon of such motor fuel dispensed therefrom;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02250-02-5

S3798A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §192, Ag & Mkts L; amd §94-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3631
2013-2014: S1283, S7422
2017-2018: S4691
2019-2020: S3042

S3798A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires signs to be posted at gasoline stations for consumers to contact the department of state regarding price or product problems.

S3798A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3798A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3798--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.
  8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law and the executive law,
  in relation to protecting consumers from  price  gouging  and  product
  tampering of gasoline

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 5 of section 192 of the agricul-
ture and markets law, as amended by chapter 101 of the laws of 1986,  is
amended to read as follows:
  a. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell or
offer for sale at retail for use in internal combustion engines in motor
vehicles or motorboats any motor fuel unless such seller shall:
  (i)  post  and  keep  posted  on the dispensing device from which such
motor fuel is sold or offered for sale  a  sign  or  placard,  at  least
twelve  inches  in  height  and at least twelve inches in width, stating
clearly and legibly with the whole cent numerals at least nine inches in
height and at least two inches in width, the selling price per gallon of
such motor fuel; or
  (ii) where such individual pump or dispensing  device  dispenses  more
than  two  differently priced grades of motor fuel, only the highest and
lowest selling price per gallon of such motor fuel  dispensed  therefrom
must  be posted thereon in conformance with all other provisions of this
subdivision; or
  (iii) where  a  multiple  product  dispensing  device  is  capable  of
dispensing  multiple products at multiple prices, then the selling price
per gallon may be posted thereon with numerals at  least  one-half  that
height  and  one-half  that  width  required by subparagraph (i) of this

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02250-05-6

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