assembly Bill A2548

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of ammunition without proof of a firearm license

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 19, 2011 referred to codes

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A2548 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 39-EE ยงยง899-t - 899-v, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4615
2013-2014: A4389
2015-2016: A1747
2017-2018: A800
2019-2020: A4140

A2548 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of handgun ammunition to any person unless the person can produce proof of a firearm license; defines "ammunition"; imposes a civil penalty of between $500 and $1,000 for each violation.

A2548 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2548

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PRETLOW, HOOPER, GOTTFRIED, GANTT, DINOWITZ --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  AUBRY,  BRENNAN,  CANESTRARI,  CLARK,
  GALEF, HOYT, JACOBS, MAYERSOHN, PHEFFER, WEINSTEIN, WEISENBERG, WRIGHT
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the general business law, in relation to 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
39-EE to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 39-EE
                           SALE OF AMMUNITION
SECTION 899-T.   DEFINITION.
        899-U. PROHIBITIONS.
        899-V. ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES.
  S  899-T.  DEFINITION.   AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE THE TERM "AMMUNITION"
SHALL MEAN ANYTHING HURLED BY A WEAPON, INCLUDING BULLETS AND GUNPOWDER.
  S 899-U.   PROHIBITIONS.   NO PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION  OR  AGENT  OR
EMPLOYEE  THEREOF  SHALL  SELL,  HOLD  FOR SALE OR DISTRIBUTE WITHIN THE
STATE ANY AMMUNITION UNLESS THE  PERSON  RECEIVING  THE  AMMUNITION  HAS
PRESENTED  A  VALID FIREARM LICENSE ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF
THE PENAL LAW.
  S 899-V.  ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES.   WHENEVER THE  ATTORNEY  GENERAL
SHALL  BELIEVE FROM EVIDENCE SATISFACTORY TO HIM OR HER THAT ANY PERSON,
FIRM, CORPORATION OR  ASSOCIATION  OR  AGENT  OR  EMPLOYEE  THEREOF  HAS
VIOLATED ANY PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE, HE OR SHE MAY BRING AN ACTION OR
SPECIAL  PROCEEDING  IN  THE  SUPREME COURT FOR A JUDGMENT ENJOINING THE
CONTINUANCE OF SUCH VIOLATION AND FOR A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT  LESS  THAN
FIVE  HUNDRED  DOLLARS,  BUT NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH
VIOLATION.  EACH SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF  THE  AMMUNITION  IN  THE  UNIT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03063-01-1