assembly Bill A5830A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to unlawfully installing a gas meter

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Current Bill Status Via S328 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.274
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
May 19, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.366
substituted for a5830a
May 19, 2021 substituted by s328a
May 13, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.366
May 12, 2021 reported
May 04, 2021 print number 5830a
May 04, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
Feb 26, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 19, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S328
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0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
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Committee Vote: Jan 19, 2021

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A5830 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S328
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §270.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10412, S5346
2019-2020: A1957, S1054

A5830 - Summary

Makes it a class B misdemeanor for any person other than a person acting on behalf of a utility corporation to unlawfully install a gas meter without a permit.

A5830 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5830
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 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.
                                                            LBD02833-01-1


A5830A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S328
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §270.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10412, S5346
2019-2020: A1957, S1054

A5830A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes it a class B misdemeanor for any person other than a person acting on behalf of a utility corporation to unlawfully install a gas meter without a permit.

A5830A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5830--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee  on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted
   as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 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 THAT SUCH GAS METER  WAS  UNLAW-
 FULLY  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 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.
                                                            LBD02833-02-1