senate Bill S2388

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes third, second and first degree crimes for failure to report lost or stolen firearms

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Jan 17, 2013 referred to codes

S2388 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§265.21, 265.22 & 265.23, amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3821
2009-2010: S2826A

S2388 - Summary

Establishes third, second and first degree crimes for failure to report lost or stolen firearms.

S2388 - Sponsor Memo

S2388 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2388

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 failure to report  a  lost
  or stolen firearm

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

  Section 1. The penal law is  amended  by  adding  three  new  sections
265.21, 265.22 and 265.23 to read as follows:
S 265.21 FAILURE  TO REPORT THEFT OR LOSS OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN
           IN THE THIRD DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FAILURE TO REPORT THEFT OR LOSS  OF  A  FIREARM,
RIFLE  OR SHOTGUN IN THE THIRD DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE INTENTIONALLY FAILS
TO REPORT SUCH THEFT OR LOSS AS PRESCRIBED IN  SECTION  400.10  OF  THIS
CHAPTER.
  A  PERSON  WHO  VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL HAVE ANY
LICENSE VALIDLY ISSUED, AS PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 400.00 OF  THIS  CHAP-
TER, SUSPENDED.
  FAILURE  TO REPORT THEFT OR LOSS OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN IN THE
THIRD DEGREE IS A CLASS D FELONY.
S 265.22 FAILURE TO REPORT THEFT OR LOSS OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR  SHOTGUN
           IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF FAILURE TO REPORT THEFT OR LOSS OF A FIREARM,
RIFLE OR SHOTGUN IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN
CONVICTED OF FAILURE TO REPORT THEFT OR LOSS  OF  A  FIREARM,  RIFLE  OR
SHOTGUN  IN THE THIRD DEGREE AND HE OR SHE INTENTIONALLY FAILS TO REPORT
SUCH THEFT OR LOSS AS PRESCRIBED IN SECTION 400.10 OF THIS CHAPTER.
  A PERSON WHO VIOLATES THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION  SHALL  HAVE  ANY
LICENSE  VALIDLY  ISSUED, AS PROVIDED UNDER SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAP-
TER, REVOKED.
  FAILURE TO REPORT THEFT OR LOSS OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN IN  THE
SECOND DEGREE IS A CLASS C FELONY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02189-02-3

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