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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
|Feb 13, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S3741
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S3741 - Details
S3741 - Summary
Increase the minimum distance a firearm may be in the vicinity of school grounds to 1,000 feet.
S3741 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3741 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law and the penal law, in relation to the minimum distance a firearm may be in the vicinity of school grounds PURPOSE: To dissuade gun violence in and around the perimeter of school dwellings where such practice is unlawful and cause of unnecessary concern for children and families of a proximate school district. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 11-0931 of the environmental conversation law to specify the discharging of a firearm or long bow 1,000 feet from a dwelling house, farm building or farm structure actually occupied or used, school building, school playground, or occupied factory or church. Section 2: An amendment to section 10.00 of the penal law, to specify the meaning of "school grounds" and correlate the intent of this bill -to discharge a firearm, crossbow or long bow 1,000 feet from a school dwelling - in establishing consistency with this hereby act. Section 3: Effective date of bill. EXISTING LAW:
S3741 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3741 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 13, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the penal law, in relation to the minimum distance a firearm may be in the vicinity of school grounds THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph 2 of paragraph a of subdivision 4 of section 11-0931 of the environmental conservation law is amended to read as follows: (2) discharge a firearm or long bow within [five hundred] ONE THOUSAND feet from a dwelling house, farm building or farm structure actually occupied or used, school building, school playground, or occupied facto- ry or church; S 2. Section 10.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi- vision 22 to read as follows: 22. "SCHOOL GROUNDS" MEANS (A) IN OR ON OR WITHIN ANY BUILDING, STRUC- TURE, ATHLETIC PLAYING FIELD, PLAYGROUND OR LAND CONTAINED WITHIN THE REAL PROPERTY BOUNDARY LINE OF A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ELEMENTARY, PAROCHI- AL, INTERMEDIATE, JUNIOR HIGH, VOCATIONAL, OR HIGH SCHOOL, OR (B) ANY AREA ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC LOCATED WITHIN ONE THOUSAND FEET OF THE REAL PROPERTY BOUNDARY LINE COMPRISING ANY SUCH SCHOOL OR ANY PARKED AUTOMOBILE OR OTHER PARKED VEHICLE LOCATED WITHIN ONE THOUSAND FEET OF THE REAL PROPERTY BOUNDARY LINE COMPRISING ANY SUCH SCHOOL. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION AN "AREA ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC" SHALL MEAN SIDEWALKS, STREETS, PARKING LOTS, PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS, STORES AND RESTAU- RANTS. S 3. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08291-01-3
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