senate Bill S654

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Permits persons eleven years of age to possess a rifle under certain circumstances

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

S654 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6083
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3199, A1936

S654 - Summary

Authorizes the possession and use of a single shot .22 caliber rifle by a person eleven years of age on a rifle range while supervised at an indoor or outdoor shooting range.

S654 - Sponsor Memo

S654 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   654

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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 lawful possession of weap-
  ons by persons eleven years of age

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 7-f to read as follows:
  7-F.  POSSESSION  AND USE, AT AN INDOOR OR OUTDOOR SHOOTING RANGE, THE
LAYOUT AND OPERATION OF WHICH CONFORM TO GUIDELINES AND OPERATING STAND-
ARDS ESTABLISHED BY THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE BOY SCOUTS  OF  AMERICA,
FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  LOADING  AND  FIRING OF A SINGLE SHOT .22 CALIBER
RIFLE, THE PROPELLING FORCE OF WHICH IS GUNPOWDER, BY  A  PERSON  ELEVEN
YEARS  OF  AGE  WHO  IS  UNDER  THE  IMMEDIATE SUPERVISION, GUIDANCE AND
INSTRUCTION OF (A) A DULY COMMISSIONED  OFFICER  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES
ARMY,  NAVY,  MARINE CORPS, AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD, OR OF THE NATIONAL
GUARD OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK; OR (B) A DULY QUALIFIED ADULT CITIZEN OF
THE UNITED STATES AT LEAST TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF  AGE  WHO  (I)  HAS  BEEN
GRANTED  A CERTIFICATE AS A RIFLE INSTRUCTOR ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES
ARMY, NAVY, MARINE CORPS, AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD, OR BY  THE  ADJUTANT
GENERAL  OF THIS STATE, OR BY THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA,
A NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION DULY  ORGANIZED  UNDER  THE  LAWS  OF  THIS
STATE, OR (II) HAS BEEN CERTIFIED AS A SHOOTING SPORTS DIRECTOR BY A BOY
SCOUTS OF AMERICA NATIONAL CAMPING SCHOOL.
  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.
                                                           LBD03512-01-1

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