senate Bill S1714

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases the penalties for knowingly possessing a large capacity ammunition feeding device; repealer

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S1714 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §265.02 sub 8, amd §§265.03, 265.10 & 265.11, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A4894, S4534

S1714 - Summary

Increases the penalties for knowingly possessing a large capacity ammunition feeding device.

S1714 - Sponsor Memo

S1714 - 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. 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


  Section 1. Subdivision 8  of  section  265.02  of  the  penal  law  is
  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
  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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