senate Bill S1422A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalty for the possession, use, or sale of certain firearms and ammunition and redefines "assault weapon"; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 14, 2014 print number 1422a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

S1422 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §265.00 sub 22, amd Pen L, generally

S1422 - Summary

Increases the penalty for the possession, use, or sale of assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices and certain other weapons and redefines "assault weapon".

S1422 - Sponsor Memo

S1422 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1422

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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 increasing the penalty for
  the possession, use, or sale of certain firearms and  ammunition,  the
  definition  of assault weapon, and to repeal subdivision 22 of section
  265.00 of the penal law relating to the definition of an assault weap-
  on

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  22  of  section  265.00  of the penal law is
REPEALED and a new subdivision 22 is added to read as follows:
  22. "ASSAULT WEAPON" MEANS ANY:
  (A) SEMI-AUTOMATIC OR PUMP-ACTION  RIFLE  THAT  HAS  THE  CAPACITY  TO
ACCEPT A DETACHABLE MAGAZINE AND HAS ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) A PISTOL GRIP;
  (II)  A  SECOND  HANDGRIP OR A PROTRUDING GRIP THAT CAN BE HELD BY THE
NON-TRIGGER HAND;
  (III) A FOLDING OR TELESCOPING STOCK;
  (IV) A SHROUD ATTACHED TO THE BARREL, OR THAT PARTIALLY OR  COMPLETELY
ENCIRCLES  THE  BARREL, ALLOWING THE BEARER TO HOLD THE FIREARM WITH THE
NON-TRIGGER HAND WITHOUT  BEING  BURNED,  BUT  EXCLUDING  A  SLIDE  THAT
ENCLOSES THE BARREL; OR
  (V) A MUZZLE BRAKE OR MUZZLE COMPENSATOR;
  (B)  SEMI-AUTOMATIC  PISTOL,  OR  ANY SEMI-AUTOMATIC, CENTERFIRE RIFLE
WITH A FIXED MAGAZINE, THAT HAS THE CAPACITY TO  ACCEPT  MORE  THAN  TEN
ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION;
  (C) SEMI-AUTOMATIC PISTOL THAT HAS THE CAPACITY TO ACCEPT A DETACHABLE
MAGAZINE AND HAS ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (I)  A  SECOND  HANDGRIP  OR A PROTRUDING GRIP THAT CAN BE HELD BY THE
NON-TRIGGER HAND;

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

Co-Sponsors

S1422A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §265.00 sub 22, amd Pen L, generally

S1422A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the penalty for the possession, use, or sale of assault weapons and large capacity ammunition feeding devices and certain other weapons and redefines "assault weapon".

S1422A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1422A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1422--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DIAZ,  AVELLA, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes --
  recommitted to the Committee on Codes in accordance with  Senate  Rule
  6,  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to increasing the penalty for
  the possession, use, or sale of certain firearms and  ammunition,  the
  definition  of assault weapon, and to repeal subdivision 22 of section
  265.00 of the penal law relating to the definition of an assault weap-
  on

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  22  of  section  265.00  of the penal law is
REPEALED and a new subdivision 22 is added to read as follows:
  22. "ASSAULT WEAPON" MEANS ANY:
  (A) SEMI-AUTOMATIC OR PUMP-ACTION  RIFLE  THAT  HAS  THE  CAPACITY  TO
ACCEPT A DETACHABLE MAGAZINE AND HAS ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) A PISTOL GRIP;
  (II)  A  SECOND  HANDGRIP OR A PROTRUDING GRIP THAT CAN BE HELD BY THE
NON-TRIGGER HAND;
  (III) A FOLDING OR TELESCOPING STOCK;
  (IV) A SHROUD ATTACHED TO THE BARREL, OR THAT PARTIALLY OR  COMPLETELY
ENCIRCLES  THE  BARREL, ALLOWING THE BEARER TO HOLD THE FIREARM WITH THE
NON-TRIGGER HAND WITHOUT  BEING  BURNED,  BUT  EXCLUDING  A  SLIDE  THAT
ENCLOSES THE BARREL; OR
  (V) A MUZZLE BRAKE OR MUZZLE COMPENSATOR;
  (B)  SEMI-AUTOMATIC  PISTOL,  OR  ANY SEMI-AUTOMATIC, CENTERFIRE RIFLE
WITH A FIXED MAGAZINE, THAT HAS THE CAPACITY TO  ACCEPT  MORE  THAN  TEN
ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05841-03-4

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