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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1714
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S1714 - Details
S1714 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1714 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to increasing penalties for the sale and possession of weapons; and to repeal certain provisions of law relating thereto PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To create an effective deterrent from possessing or selling automatic rifles, machine guns, and high capacity magazines. This bill will increase the penalties for the possession, manufacturing, the disposition, and the sale of assault rifles, machine guns, and high capacity magazines to a class C felony. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Subdivision 8 of section 265.02 of the penal law is repealed. Section 2: Amends section 265.03 of the penal law and a new subdivision 4 is added to make possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding devices a class C felony. Section 3: Amends subdivisions 1,2,3,and 6 of section 265.10 of the
S1714 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1714 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, AVELLA, KRUEGER -- 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 penalties for the sale and possession of weapons; and to repeal certain provisions of law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 265.02 of the penal law is REPEALED. S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 265.03 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 745 of the laws of 2006, is amended and a new subdivision 4 is added to read as follows: (3) such person possesses any loaded firearm. Such possession shall not, except as provided in subdivision one or seven of section 265.02 of this article, constitute a violation of this subdivision if such possession takes place in such person's home or place of business[.]; OR (4) SUCH PERSON POSSESSES A LARGE CAPACITY AMMUNITION FEEDING DEVICE. S 3. Subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 6 of section 265.10 of the penal law, subdivisions 1 and 2 as amended by chapter 257 of the laws of 2008 and subdivisions 3 and 6 as amended by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, are amended to read as follows: 1. Any person who manufactures or causes to be manufactured any machine-gun, assault weapon, large capacity ammunition feeding device or disguised gun is guilty of a class [D] C felony. Any person who manufac- tures or causes to be manufactured any switchblade knife, gravity knife, pilum ballistic knife, metal knuckle knife, billy, blackjack, bludgeon, plastic knuckles, metal knuckles, Kung Fu star, chuka stick, sandbag, sandclub or slungshot is guilty of a class A misdemeanor. 2. Any person who transports or ships any machine-gun, firearm silenc- er, assault weapon or large capacity ammunition feeding device or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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