senate Bill S178

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Exempts wholesale distributors from complying with the provisions of the pistol and revolver ballistic identification databank

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this bill?

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Jan 05, 2011 referred to consumer protection

S178 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง396-ff, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S308

S178 - Summary

Exempts wholesale distributors from complying with the provisions of the pistol and revolver ballistic identification databank; defines a wholesale distributor as a person, firm or corporation that sells or distributes pistols, revolvers or ammunition only to licensed dealers, law enforcement or government agencies.

S178 - Sponsor Memo

S178 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   178

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general  business  law,  in  relation  to  exempting
  wholesale  distributors  from  complying  with  the  provisions of the
  pistol and revolver ballistic identification databank

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1, 3, 4 and 5 of section 396-ff of the general
business  law,  as added by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, are amended
to read as follows:
  (1) For the purposes of this section, the following terms  shall  have
the following meanings:
  (a)  "Manufacturer" means any person, firm or corporation possessing a
valid federal license that permits such person, firm or  corporation  to
engage  in the business of manufacturing pistols or revolvers or ammuni-
tion therefor for the purpose of sale or distribution.
  (b) "Shell casing" means that part of ammunition capable of being used
in a pistol or revolver that contains the primer and  propellant  powder
to discharge the bullet or projectile.
  (C)  "WHOLESALE  DISTRIBUTOR"  MEANS  ANY  PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION
POSSESSING VALID FEDERAL AND STATE LICENSES THAT  PERMITS  SUCH  PERSON,
FIRM OR CORPORATION TO ENGAGE IN THE BUSINESS OF SELLING OR DISTRIBUTING
PISTOLS  OR REVOLVERS OR AMMUNITION AND SUCH PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION
SELLS OR DISTRIBUTES PISTOLS, REVOLVERS OR AMMUNITION ONLY  TO  LICENSED
DEALERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT OR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.
  (3)  A  gunsmith  or dealer in firearms licensed in this state, EXCEPT
FOR A WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTOR, shall, within ten days of  the  receipt  of
any pistol or revolver from a manufacturer that fails to comply with the
provisions of this section, either (a) return such pistol or revolver to
such  manufacturer,  or  (b) notify the division of state police of such

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

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.