S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
August 1, 2012
Introduced by Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to limiting the
sale of ammunition
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article
38-B to read as follows:
SALE OF AMMUNITION
SECTION 825. SALE OF AMMUNITION; LIMITED.
S 825. SALE OF AMMUNITION; LIMITED. 1. NO RETAIL DEALER SHALL SELL OR
TRANSFER MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED ROUNDS OF ANY AMMUNITION TO ANY PERSON
DURING ANY PERIOD OF THIRTY DAYS.
2. NO PERSON SHALL PURCHASE OR RECEIVE MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED ROUNDS
OF ANY AMMUNITION DURING ANY PERIOD OF THIRTY DAYS.
3. THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL
NOT APPLY TO ANY SHOOTING RANGE, POLICE OFFICE, LAW ENFORCEMENT OR
CORRECTIONS AGENCY, MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OR
NATIONAL GUARD, OR LICENSED FIREARMS DEALERS.
4. UPON EACH SALE OF AMMUNITION BY A RETAIL DEALER, SUCH DEALER SHALL
RECORD THE NAME, ADDRESS, DATE OF BIRTH AND TELEPHONE NUMBER OF THE
PURCHASER, AND THE QUANTITY, MANUFACTURER, TYPE AND CALIBER OR GAUGE OF
THE AMMUNITION PURCHASED.
5. ANY PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE
GUILTY OF A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.