senate Bill S3741

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the minimum distance a firearm may be in the vicinity of school grounds, 1,000 feet

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 13, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S3741 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6833
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0931, En Con L; amd §10.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6433

S3741 - Summary

Increase the minimum distance a firearm may be in the vicinity of school grounds to 1,000 feet.

S3741 - Sponsor Memo

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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