senate Bill S1054A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to unlawfully installing a gas meter

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2020 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 15, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 14, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 13, 2020 1st report cal.56
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2019 amended on third reading (t) 1054a
Mar 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
Mar 05, 2019 2nd report cal.
Mar 04, 2019 1st report cal.210
Jan 10, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 13, 2020 - Codes committee Vote

S1054A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: Jan 13, 2020

Mar 4, 2019 - Codes committee Vote

S1054
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 4, 2019

aye wr (2)

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S1054 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1957
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §270.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5346, A10412
2021-2022: S328, A5830

S1054 - Summary

Relates to unlawfully installing a gas meter; makes it a class B misdemeanor.

S1054 - Sponsor Memo

S1054 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1054

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- 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 unlawfully installing  gas
  meters

  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 a new section 270.40  to
read as follows:
§ 270.40 UNLAWFULLY INSTALLING GAS METERS.
  1.  AS  USED  IN  THIS  SECTION "GAS METERS" MEANS ALL GAS METERS THAT
MEASURE USAGE OF ANY END USE CUSTOMER OF GAS SERVICES.
  2. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFULLY INSTALLING GAS METERS WHEN  HE  OR
SHE  INSTALLS  THE  GAS  METERS;  IS THE OWNER OF THE PREMISES WHERE THE
METERS ARE UNLAWFULLY INSTALLED;  OR  OTHERWISE  KNOWS  THE  METERS  ARE
UNLAWFULLY  INSTALLED.  A  GAS  METER IS UNLAWFULLY INSTALLED WHEN IT IS
INSTALLED BY ANY PERSON OTHER THAN A PERSON ACTING ON BEHALF OF A UTILI-
TY CORPORATION SUBJECT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMIS-
SION, UNLESS SUCH PERSON HAS RECEIVED A PERMIT TO INSTALL THE GAS  METER
FROM THE APPROPRIATE PERMITTING AUTHORITY.
  UNLAWFULLY INSTALLING GAS METERS IS A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00862-01-9

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S1054A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1957
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §270.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5346, A10412
2021-2022: S328, A5830

S1054A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to unlawfully installing a gas meter; makes it a class B misdemeanor.

S1054A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1054A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1054--A
    Cal. No. 210

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PERSAUD, GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to unlawfully installing a
  gas meter

  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 a new section 270.40 to
read as follows:
§ 270.40 UNLAWFULLY INSTALLING A GAS METER.
  1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION "GAS METER" MEANS ANY GAS METER THAT  MEAS-
URES USAGE OF ANY END USE CUSTOMER OF GAS SERVICES.
  2.  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFULLY INSTALLING A GAS METER WHEN HE OR
SHE INSTALLS THE GAS  METER OR IS THE OWNER OF THE  PREMISES  WHERE  THE
METER  IS  UNLAWFULLY INSTALLED AND KNOWS OR REASONABLY SHOULD KNOW THAT
SUCH GAS METER WAS UNLAWFULLY INSTALLED. A  GAS  METER  IS    UNLAWFULLY
INSTALLED  WHEN IT IS INSTALLED BY ANY PERSON OTHER THAN A PERSON ACTING
ON BEHALF OF A UTILITY CORPORATION SUBJECT TO THE  JURISDICTION  OF  THE
PUBLIC  SERVICE  COMMISSION, UNLESS SUCH PERSON HAS RECEIVED A PERMIT TO
INSTALL THE GAS METER FROM THE APPROPRIATE PERMITTING AUTHORITY.
  UNLAWFULLY INSTALLING A GAS METER IS A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00862-02-9

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