assembly Bill A4994

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires that the person be at least fourteen years of age, with no maximum age, for the possession and use of a pistol or revolver at a pistol range

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken

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Jan 15, 2014 enacting clause stricken
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Feb 14, 2013 referred to codes



A4994 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A828
2011-2012: A3337

A4994 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that the person be at least fourteen years of age, with no maximum age, for the possession and use of a pistol or revolver at a pistol range.

A4994 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2013

Introduced  by M. of A. GABRYSZAK, LUPARDO, LAVINE -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A. BARCLAY, CORWIN, GIGLIO, HAWLEY, MAGEE --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to exemptions provided for
  possession and use of a pistol or revolver at certain pistol ranges


  Section  1.  Paragraph  7-e  of subdivision a of section 265.20 of the
penal law, as amended by chapter 281 of the laws of 2006, is amended  to
read as follows:
  7-e.  Possession  and  use  of  a  pistol or revolver, at an indoor or
outdoor pistol range located in or on premises owned or  occupied  by  a
duly incorporated organization organized for conservation purposes or to
foster proficiency in small arms or at a target pistol shooting competi-
tion under the auspices of or approved by an association or organization
described in paragraph [7-a] SEVEN-A of this subdivision for the purpose
of  loading  and  firing the same by a person at least fourteen years of
age [but under the age  of  twenty-one]  who  has  not  been  previously
convicted of a felony or serious offense, and who does not appear to be,
or  pose  a  threat  to  be,  a danger to himself or to others; provided
however, that such possession shall be of  a  pistol  or  revolver  duly
licensed  to and shall be used under the immediate supervision, guidance
and instruction of, a person specified in paragraph seven of this subdi-
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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