assembly Bill A10036

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides that any person who manufactures or causes to manufacture, or knowingly imports, offers or exposes for commercial sale an undetectable knife is guilty of a misdemeanor

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Feb 26, 2010 referred to codes

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A10036 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6938
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §265.41, amd §§265.01 & 265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3622, S617
2013-2014: A2092
2015-2016: A4697
2017-2018: A3729
2019-2020: A4816

A10036 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that any person who manufactures or causes to manufacture, or knowingly imports, offers or exposes for commercial sale an undetectable knife is guilty of a misdemeanor; in relation to requiring manufacturers of undetectable knives to include materials detectable by a metal detector; in relation to exempting knives sold to certain entities.

A10036 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A10036 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 6938                                                 A. 10036

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 26, 2010
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. KLEIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. COLTON -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to providing that any  person
  who  manufactures  or  causes  to  manufacture,  or knowingly imports,
  offers or exposes for commercial sale an undetectable knife is  guilty
  of  a misdemeanor; in relation to requiring manufacturers of undetect-
  able knives to include materials detectable by a  metal  detector;  in
  relation to exempting knives sold to certain entities

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.41  to
read as follows:
S 265.41 PROHIBITED MANUFACTURE, IMPORT OR EXPORT OF UNDETECTABLE KNIVES
           FOR COMMERCIAL SALE.
  (1)  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF PROHIBITED MANUFACTURE, IMPORT OR EXPORT OF
UNDETECTABLE KNIVES FOR COMMERCIAL SALE WHEN, IN THIS STATE, SUCH PERSON
COMMERCIALLY MANUFACTURES OR CAUSES TO BE COMMERCIALLY MANUFACTURED,  OR
WHO  KNOWINGLY  IMPORTS INTO THE STATE FOR COMMERCIAL SALE, OR WHO KNOW-
INGLY EXPORTS FROM THIS STATE FOR  COMMERCIAL,  DEALER,  WHOLESALER,  OR
DISTRIBUTOR SALE, OR KEEPS FOR COMMERCIAL SALE, OR OFFERS OR EXPOSES FOR
COMMERCIAL,  DEALER,  WHOLESALER,  OR DISTRIBUTOR SALE, ANY UNDETECTABLE
KNIFE.
  (2) AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, AN "UNDETECTABLE KNIFE" MEANS  ANY  KNIFE
OR  OTHER  INSTRUMENT  WITH  OR  WITHOUT A HAND GUARD THAT IS CAPABLE OF
READY USE AS A STABBING WEAPON THAT MAY INFLICT SERIOUS PHYSICAL  INJURY
OR  DEATH,  THAT IS COMMERCIALLY MANUFACTURED TO BE USED AS A WEAPON AND
IS NOT DETECTABLE BY A METAL DETECTOR OR MAGNETOMETER,  EITHER  HANDHELD
OR OTHERWISE, THAT IS SET AT STANDARD CALIBRATION.
  (3)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW, COMMENCING JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWELVE, ALL KNIVES  OR  OTHER  INSTRUMENTS  WITH  OR
WITHOUT  A HAND GUARD THAT ARE CAPABLE OF READY USE AS A STABBING WEAPON

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

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