assembly Bill A6650

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the municipal firearm recovery program and municipal firearm recovery fund

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Apr 12, 2013 referred to codes

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A6650 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §400.15, Pen L; add §97-cc, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A1315
2017-2018: A4798
2019-2020: A293

A6650 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the municipal firearm recovery program to buy back firearms; provides that such program will be administered by the division of state police and department of state and implemented by municipalities; allows gift card exchanges for an equivalent value determined by the agency; establishes the municipal firearm recovery fund.

A6650 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6650

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law and the state finance law, in relation  to
  establishing  the  municipal  firearm  recovery  program and municipal
  firearm recovery fund

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

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 400.15 to
read as follows:
S 400.15 MUNICIPAL FIREARM RECOVERY PROGRAM.
  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "AGENCY" MEANS LOCAL MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND THE DIVISION
OF STATE POLICE.
  (B) "MFRP" MEANS MUNICIPAL FIREARM RECOVERY PROGRAM OR ANY RELATED GUN
BUYBACK  PROGRAM  IMPLEMENTED  BY  MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS OR LOCAL
COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS.
  (C) "GUN  BUYBACK  PROGRAM"  MEANS  ANY  PROGRAM  IN  WHICH  FIREARMS,
MACHINE-GUNS OR AMMUNITION ARE PURCHASED BY OR SURRENDERED TO THE SUPER-
INTENDENT OF THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE OR A MEMBER THEREOF DESIGNATED
BY  SUCH  SUPERINTENDENT,  OR TO A COUNTY SHERIFF, OR IN THE COUNTIES OF
NASSAU AND SUFFOLK TO THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE  OR  A  MEMBER  OF  THE
POLICE  DEPARTMENT  THEREOF  DESIGNATED  BY SUCH COMMISSIONER, OR TO THE
POLICE COMMISSIONER OR HEAD OF THE POLICE FORCE  OR  DEPARTMENT  OF  ANY
CITY, TOWN OTHER THAN ONE NAMED IN THIS PARAGRAPH, OR VILLAGE THEREOF OR
TO  A  MEMBER OF THE FORCE OR DEPARTMENT DESIGNATED BY SUCH COMMISSIONER
OR HEAD.
  (D) "FIREARM" MEANS ANY FIREARM AS DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF
SECTION 265.00 OF THIS CHAPTER AND IS IN GOOD WORKING ORDER.
  (E) "SUPERINTENDENT" MEANS THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE DIVISION OF STATE
POLICE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06293-02-3

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