senate Bill S2182

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases penalties for all offenses involving the possession, use, sale or purchase of firearms

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 14, 2013 referred to codes

S2182 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5010
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Pen L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7843

S2182 - Summary

Increases penalties for all offenses involving the possession, use, sale or purchase of firearms.

S2182 - Sponsor Memo

S2182 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2182

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SMITH  -- 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 criminal sale,  possession
  and use of firearms

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

  Section 1. The closing paragraph of section 265.01 of the  penal  law,
as  added  by  chapter  1041  of the laws of 1974, is amended to read as
follows:
  Criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth  degree  is  a  class  A
misdemeanor;  EXCEPT  THAT IF SUCH WEAPON IS A FIREARM THEN SUCH OFFENSE
SHALL BE A CLASS D FELONY.
  S 2. The closing paragraph of section 265.02  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  764  of  the  laws  of 2005, is amended to read as
follows:
  Criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree is a class D felo-
ny; EXCEPT THAT IF SUCH WEAPON IS A FIREARM THEN SUCH OFFENSE SHALL BE A
CLASS C FELONY.
  S 3. The closing paragraph of section 265.03  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  742  of  the  laws  of 2006, is amended to read as
follows:
  Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree is a class [C]  B
felony.
  S  4.  The  closing  paragraph  of section 265.04 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 764 of the laws  of  2005,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  Criminal possession of a weapon in the first degree is a class B felo-
ny; EXCEPT THAT IF SUCH WEAPON IS A FIREARM THEN SUCH OFFENSE SHALL BE A
CLASS A FELONY.
  S  5.  The  closing  paragraph  of section 265.08 of the penal law, as
added by chapter 233 of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03355-01-3

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