senate Bill S3573

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes all large capacity ammunition feeding devices, regardless of date of manufacture, subject to the provisions of the penal law

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Feb 25, 2011 referred to codes

S3573 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:

S3573 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes all large capacity ammunition feeding devices, regardless of date of manufacture, subject to the provisions of the penal law.

S3573 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3573 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2011

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

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to large capacity  ammunition
  feeding devices


  Section 1. Subdivision 23 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  23. "Large capacity ammunition feeding device" means a magazine, belt,
drum, feed strip, or similar device[, manufactured after September thir-
teenth, nineteen hundred ninety-four], that has a capacity of,  or  that
can  be readily restored or converted to accept, more than ten rounds of
ammunition; provided, however,  that  such  term  does  not  include  an
attached  tubular  device  designed  to accept, and capable of operating
only with, .22 caliber rimfire ammunition.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November 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.


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