Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

A person who commits or attempts to commit any of the following acts shall be guilty of a misdemeanor if such person:

(1) Sells, makes, or possesses any coin, token, stored value card, transfer, transaction card, ticket, or any other fare medium which has been altered from its original condition contrary to its intended use to enter or gain entry into or on any bus, rail vehicle, or station;

(2) Sells or exchanges any token, stored value card, transfer, transaction card, ticket, fare medium, or similar article which was obtained by fraudulent or illegal means and which is used or to be used as payment for entry into or on any bus, rail vehicle, or terminal without the express consent of the public transit agency owning or operating such vehicles or stations;

(3) Offers entry or provides entry into or on any bus, rapid rail car, or station to any person without the payment of the proper fare to the public transit agency owning or operating such vehicles or stations;

(4) Gains entry into or on any bus, rapid rail car, or station without the payment of the proper fare; or

(5) Gains entry into or on any bus, rapid rail car, or station through the use of a coin, token, transfer, trans- action card, ticket, or any other fare medium which is the property of another person when the use of such medium is limited by its terms to a single user. This paragraph shall not apply to stored value cards or similar fare media which deduct the cost of the fare from the value stored on the card or other fare medium each time such card or other fare medium is used.