senate Bill S1810A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the Gun Trafficking Prevention Act

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Feb 12, 2013 print number 1810a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

S1810 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§265.45, 265.18, 265.18-a & 265.27, amd §§60.05 & 80.00, Pen L; amd §661, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4536
2009-2010: A10069

S1810 - Summary

Enacts the Gun Trafficking Prevention Act; creates offenses of illegal gun trafficking, criminal possession of a weapon by a minor, criminal use of a weapon by a minor, and lost or stolen firearm to be reported; also amends penalties and eligibility for tuition awards by students on probation or parole for weapons convictions.

S1810 - Sponsor Memo

S1810 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1810

                       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 the prohibition of illegal
  gun trafficking, criminal possession of a weapon by a minor and crimi-
  nal  use  of  a  weapon by a minor, failure to report a lost or stolen
  firearm, and fines for gun trafficking; and  to  amend  the  education
  law,  in relation to the eligibility for tuition awards to students on
  probation or parole for weapons convictions

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Gun Trafficking Prevention Act".
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.45  to  read
as follows:
S 265.45 ILLEGAL GUN TRAFFICKING.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF ILLEGAL GUN TRAFFICKING WHEN SUCH PERSON KNOW-
INGLY  AND  INTENTIONALLY  DISTRIBUTES,  TRANSPORTS,  SHIPS,   RECEIVES,
BARTERS, PURCHASES OR SELLS ANY FIREARM WHICH HAS:
  1. BEEN USED DURING THE COMMISSION OF A CRIME;
  2. BEEN STOLEN;
  3.  HAD THE IMPORTER'S OR MANUFACTURER'S SERIAL NUMBER REMOVED, OBLIT-
ERATED OR ALTERED; OR
  4. BEEN DEFACED.
  ILLEGAL GUN TRAFFICKING IS A CLASS B FELONY.
  S 3. The penal law is amended by adding two new  sections  265.18  and
265.19 to read as follows:
S 265.18 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON BY A MINOR.
  1.  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON BY A MINOR
WHEN, BEING UNDER EIGHTEEN  YEARS  OF  AGE,  HE  OR  SHE  POSSESSES  ANY
FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN.

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

S1810A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§265.45, 265.18, 265.18-a & 265.27, amd §§60.05 & 80.00, Pen L; amd §661, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4536
2009-2010: A10069

S1810A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the Gun Trafficking Prevention Act; creates offenses of illegal gun trafficking, criminal possession of a weapon by a minor, criminal use of a weapon by a minor, and lost or stolen firearm to be reported; also amends penalties and eligibility for tuition awards by students on probation or parole for weapons convictions.

S1810A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1810A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1810--A

                       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 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the prohibition of illegal
  gun trafficking, criminal possession of a weapon by a minor and crimi-
  nal use of a weapon by a minor, failure to report  a  lost  or  stolen
  firearm,  and  fines  for  gun trafficking; and to amend the education
  law, in relation to the eligibility for tuition awards to students  on
  probation or parole for weapons convictions

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "Gun Trafficking Prevention Act".
  S  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.50 to read
as follows:
S 265.50 ILLEGAL GUN TRAFFICKING.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF ILLEGAL GUN TRAFFICKING WHEN SUCH  PERSON  KNOW-
INGLY   AND  INTENTIONALLY  DISTRIBUTES,  TRANSPORTS,  SHIPS,  RECEIVES,
BARTERS, PURCHASES OR SELLS ANY FIREARM WHICH HAS:
  1. BEEN USED DURING THE COMMISSION OF A CRIME;
  2. BEEN STOLEN;
  3. HAD THE IMPORTER'S OR MANUFACTURER'S SERIAL NUMBER REMOVED,  OBLIT-
ERATED OR ALTERED; OR
  4. BEEN DEFACED.
  ILLEGAL GUN TRAFFICKING IS A CLASS B FELONY.
  S  3.  The  penal law is amended by adding two new sections 265.18 and
265.18-a to read as follows:
S 265.18 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON BY A MINOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02242-02-3

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