senate Bill S328A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to unlawfully installing a gas meter

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 19, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.366
substituted for a5830a
May 12, 2021 referred to codes
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 03, 2021 amended on third reading 328a
May 03, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Feb 03, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 25, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 19, 2021 1st report cal.98
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 19, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

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

absent (1)

Co-Sponsors

S328 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5830
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §270.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5346, A10412
2019-2020: S1054, A1957

S328 - 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.

S328 - Sponsor Memo

S328 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    328
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. PERSAUD, GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee 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


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S328A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5830
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §270.40, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5346, A10412
2019-2020: S1054, A1957

S328A (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.

S328A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S328A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  328--A
     Cal. No. 98
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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, passed by Senate and delivered  to
   the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to 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 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.
                                                            LBD02833-03-1

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