senate Bill S252

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the criminal possession of a weapon; repealer

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

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S252 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3899
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §265.01 subs 7 & 8, amd Pen L, generally; add §837-s, Exec L; amd §1349, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1714, A2898
2009-2010: S5561, A9141

S252 - Summary

Relates to the criminal possession of a weapon and possession of a firearm while under the influence of alcohol or drugs; increases certain penalties.

S252 - Sponsor Memo

S252 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   252

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SAMPSON -- 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 possession  of  a
  weapon;  to  amend the penal law and the executive law, in relation to
  the possession of a firearm while under the influence  of  alcohol  or
  drugs; to amend the penal law, in relation to increasing penalties for
  the  criminal  sale  of  firearms; to amend the civil practice law and
  rules,  in  relation  to  forfeiture  money;  and  to  repeal  certain
  provisions of the penal law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 7 and 8 of section 265.01 of the penal law are
REPEALED.
  S 2. Subdivision 8 of section 265.02 of the penal law, as  amended  by
chapter  764  of the laws of 2005, is amended and two new subdivisions 9
and 10 are added to read as follows:
  (8)  Such  person  possesses  a  large  capacity  ammunition   feeding
device[.]; OR
  (9)  SUCH  PERSON KNOWINGLY POSSESSES A BULLET CONTAINING AN EXPLOSIVE
SUBSTANCE DESIGNED TO DETONATE UPON IMPACT; OR
  (10) SUCH PERSON POSSESSES ANY ARMOR PIERCING AMMUNITION  WITH  INTENT
TO USE THE SAME UNLAWFULLY AGAINST ANOTHER.
  S  3.  Subdivision 1 of section 400.00 of the penal law, as amended by
chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Eligibility. No license shall be issued or renewed pursuant to this
section except by the licensing officer, and then  only  after  investi-
gation  and  finding  that  all statements in a proper application for a
license are true. No license shall be issued or renewed  except  for  an
applicant  (a) twenty-one years of age or older, provided, however, that
where such applicant has  been  honorably  discharged  from  the  United

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

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