senate Bill S1136

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes it unlawful for any person age 16 or older to knowingly possess a knife on grounds used for educational purposes

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes


S1136 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง265.06, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1441
2009-2010: S379

S1136 - Summary

Makes it unlawful for any person age 16 or older to knowingly possess a knife on grounds used for educational purposes.

S1136 - Sponsor Memo

S1136 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sens. BRESLIN, ADAMS, KRUEGER, SAMPSON -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to unlawful possession of a
  knife upon school grounds


  Section 1. Section 265.06 of the penal law, as added by chapter 268 of
the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:
S 265.06 Unlawful possession of a weapon upon school grounds.
  It  shall be unlawful for any person age sixteen or older to knowingly
possess any KNIFE, air-gun, spring-gun or other instrument or weapon  in
which  the propelling force is a spring, air, piston or CO2 cartridge in
or upon a building or grounds, used for  educational  purposes,  of  any
school, college or university, without the written authorization of such
educational institution.
  Unlawful possession of a weapon upon school grounds is a violation.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after 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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