|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S252
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S252 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S252 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will increase the penalties for explosive bullets and armor piercing ammunition. It will also provide a procedure for suspending a firearms license for possession of a firearm while in a public place while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This bill will additionally increase the penalty for criminal sale of a firearm in the first and second degree to an A felony and a B felony respectively. It will also increase penalties for criminal sales of firearms. This legislation will also change the formula for distribution of seized criminal proceeds from the current 75% to law enforcement to 65% to law enforcement and 10% to the police athletic league of the claiming municipality. Increases the penalty for criminal possession of a weapon in the 2nd degree to a
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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