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SECTION 270.40
Unlawfully installing a gas meter
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 3, TITLE P, ARTICLE 270
§ 270.40 Unlawfully installing a gas meter.

1. As used in this section "gas meter" means any gas meter that
measures 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
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.