senate Bill S1795

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits possession of a gun or non-folding knife at a governmental chamber or public hearing of the state or any political subdivision

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

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S1795 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3287
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง265.35, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4535, A3749
2009-2010: A2148

S1795 - Summary

Prohibits the possession of a gun or non-folding knife while upon the premises of a governmental chamber or at a public hearing of the state or any political subdivision thereof; such violation shall constitute a class E felony; exempts police officers and security personnel.

S1795 - Sponsor Memo

S1795 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1795

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- 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 prohibited use of weapons

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

  Section 1. Section 265.35 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  ANY PERSON WHO POSSESSES A FIREARM, ANY OTHER GUN OR A NON-FOLDING
KNIFE WHILE UPON THE PREMISES OF  ANY  GOVERNMENTAL  CHAMBER  OR  PUBLIC
HEARING  ROOM OF THE STATE OR ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION THEREOF SHALL BE
GUILTY OF A CLASS E FELONY. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT
APPLY TO POLICE OFFICERS OR PERSONS PROVIDING SECURITY AT THE  DIRECTION
OF THE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY HAVING JURISDICTION OVER THE PREMISES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05302-01-3

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