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.


NY Penal L § 158.30 (2012) What's This?
 
  § 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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