assembly Bill A5440

2017-2018 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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Jan 03, 2018 referred to consumer affairs and protection
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A5440 (ACTIVE) - Details

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: A6173
2013-2014: A1003
2015-2016: A3082
2019-2020: A4065

A5440 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A5440 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 9, 2017

Introduced  by M. of A. WEPRIN, MOSLEY, OTIS, BRINDISI, THIELE -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, CROUCH,  PERRY,  RIVERA,  WEINSTEIN  --
  read  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on Consumer Affairs and

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


  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

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