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A10574 Summary:

BILL NOA10574
 
SAME ASSAME AS S06343-A
 
SPONSORHyndman
 
COSPNSRRivera, Crespo
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 165.15, Pen L
 
Relates to theft of services from barbershops, salons or beauty salons and makes such offense a violation.
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A10574 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          10574
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                       May 7, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Codes
 
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  theft  of  services  from
          barbershops, salons and beauty shops
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1.  The closing paragraph of section 165.15 of the penal  law,
     2  as  amended  by  chapter  491  of the laws of 1992, is amended and a new
     3  subdivision 12 is added to read as follows:
     4    12. With intent to avoid payment for services rendered  by  a  barber-
     5  shop,  salon  or beauty shop, he or she avoids or attempts to avoid such
     6  payment by unjustifiable failure or refusal to pay, by  stealth,  or  by
     7  any misrepresentation of fact which he or she knows to be false.
     8    Theft  of  services  is a class A misdemeanor, provided, however, that
     9  theft of cable television service as defined by the provisions of  para-
    10  graphs  (a), (c) and (d) of subdivision four of this section, and having
    11  a value not in excess of one hundred dollars by a  person  who  has  not
    12  been previously convicted of theft of services under subdivision four of
    13  this  section  is  a violation, that theft of services under subdivision
    14  nine of this section by a person who has not been  previously  convicted
    15  of  theft  of  services  under  subdivision  nine  of  this section is a
    16  violation, that theft of  services  under  subdivision  twelve  of  this
    17  section  by  a  person who has not previously been convicted of theft of
    18  services under subdivision twelve of this section is  a  violation,  and
    19  provided  further,  however,  that  theft  of  services of any telephone
    20  service under paragraph (a) or (b) of subdivision five of  this  section
    21  having  a value in excess of one thousand dollars or by a person who has
    22  been previously convicted within five years of theft of  services  under
    23  paragraph (a) of subdivision five of this section is a class E felony.
    24    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    25  have become a law.
 

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09327-04-8
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