2013 New York Consolidated Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title J - OFFENSES INVOLVING THEFT
Article 158 - (158.00 - 158.50) WELFARE FRAUD
158.30 - Criminal use of a public benefit card in the second degree.
§ 158.30 Criminal use of a public benefit card in the second degree. A person is guilty of criminal use of a public benefit card in the second degree when he or she knowingly: 1. Loans money or otherwise provides property or services on credit, and accepts a public benefit card as collateral or security for the repayment of such loan or for the provision of such property or services; 2. Obtains a public benefit card in exchange for a benefit; or 3. Transfers or delivers a public benefit card to another (a) in exchange for money or a controlled substance as defined in subdivision five of section 220.00, or (b) for the purpose of committing an unlawful act. Criminal use of a public benefit card in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.
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