senate Bill S69

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes provision for the disposal of firearms, rifles and shotguns owned by the state and local governments

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 08, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to codes

S69 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8352
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7633

S69 - Summary

Requires the disposal of firearms, rifles and shotguns owned by any department, board, bureau, commission or agency of the state of New York and local governments by either selling or transferring to a law enforcement agency for destruction; prohibits the sale of any such weapon to any other person or entity.

S69 - Sponsor Memo

S69 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   69

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 the disposal of  firearms,
  rifles and shotguns by the state and local governments

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 16 of section 400.00 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 233 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
  16. Unlawful disposal. (A) No person shall except as otherwise author-
ized pursuant to law dispose of any firearm unless he OR SHE is licensed
as gunsmith or dealer in firearms.
  (B) NO DEPARTMENT, BOARD, BUREAU, COMMISSION, AGENCY OR OTHER DIVISION
OF THE STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHALL SELL OR  OTHERWISE  TRANSFER  ANY
FIREARM,  RIFLE  OR  SHOTGUN TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY OTHER THAN TO A LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY FOR USE BY SUCH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.  ANY  DEPART-
MENT,  BOARD,  BUREAU, COMMISSION, AGENCY OR OTHER DIVISION OF THE STATE
OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT INTENDING TO DISPOSE OF ANY FIREARM, RIFLE OR  SHOT-
GUN SHALL, IF AUTHORIZED, EITHER SELL OR TRANSFER SUCH FIREARM, RIFLE OR
SHOTGUN  TO  A  LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCY FOR USE BY SUCH LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY, OR DISPOSE OF THE FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN  BY  DESTROYING  THE
SAME  OR  CAUSING IT TO BE DESTROYED OR RENDERING THE SAME OR CAUSING IT
TO BE RENDERED INEFFECTIVE AND USELESS FOR  ITS  INTENDED  PURPOSES  AND
HARMLESS TO HUMAN LIFE.
  S 2.  This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03341-01-1

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