senate Bill S4784A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment or possession of an undetectable knife

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2014 print number 4784a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Apr 24, 2013 referred to codes

S4784 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2092A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.01 & 265.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3622A
2009-2010: A10036

S4784 - Summary

Prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment or possession of an undetectable knife.

S4784 - Sponsor Memo

S4784 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4784

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 prohibiting  the  manufac-
  ture, transport or shipment of undetectable knives and prohibiting the
  possession of such knives

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

  Section 1. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 5-d to read as follows:
  5-D.  "UNDETECTABLE  KNIFE" MEANS ANY KNIFE OR OTHER INSTRUMENT, WHICH
DOES NOT UTILIZE MATERIALS THAT ARE DETECTABLE BY A  METAL  DETECTOR  OR
MAGNETOMETER  WHEN  SET  AT  A  STANDARD CALIBRATION, THAT IS CAPABLE OF
READY USE AS A STABBING OR CUTTING WEAPON AND WAS COMMERCIALLY  MANUFAC-
TURED TO BE USED AS A WEAPON.
  S  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 265.01 of the penal law, as amended by
chapter 220 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  (2) He OR SHE possesses any  dagger,  dangerous  knife,  dirk,  razor,
stiletto,  imitation  pistol, UNDETECTABLE KNIFE, or any other dangerous
or deadly instrument or weapon with intent to use  the  same  unlawfully
against another; or
  S  3.  Subdivisions  1  and  2  of section 265.10 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 257 of the laws of  2008,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Any  person  who  manufactures  or  causes  to be manufactured any
machine-gun, assault weapon, large capacity ammunition feeding device or
disguised gun is guilty of a class D felony. Any person who manufactures
or causes to be manufactured any switchblade knife, gravity knife, pilum
ballistic  knife,  metal  knuckle  knife,  UNDETECTABLE  KNIFE,   billy,
blackjack,  bludgeon,  plastic  knuckles,  metal knuckles, Kung Fu star,
chuka stick, sandbag, sandclub or slungshot  is  guilty  of  a  class  A
misdemeanor.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04156-01-3

S4784A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2092A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.01 & 265.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3622A
2009-2010: A10036

S4784A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment or possession of an undetectable knife.

S4784A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4784A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4784--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Codes  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting the manufac-
  ture, transport or shipment of undetectable knives and prohibiting the
  possession of such knives

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

  Section  1. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5-d to read as follows:
  5-D. "UNDETECTABLE KNIFE" MEANS ANY KNIFE OR OTHER  INSTRUMENT,  WHICH
DOES  NOT  UTILIZE  MATERIALS THAT ARE DETECTABLE BY A METAL DETECTOR OR
MAGNETOMETER WHEN SET AT A STANDARD  CALIBRATION,  THAT  IS  CAPABLE  OF
READY  USE AS A STABBING OR CUTTING WEAPON AND WAS COMMERCIALLY MANUFAC-
TURED TO BE USED AS A WEAPON.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 265.01 of the penal law, as  amended  by
chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (2)  He  OR  SHE  possesses  any dagger, dangerous knife, dirk, razor,
stiletto, imitation pistol, UNDETECTABLE KNIFE or any other dangerous or
deadly instrument or weapon with  intent  to  use  the  same  unlawfully
against another; or
  S  3.  Subdivisions  1  and  2  of section 265.10 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 257 of the laws of  2008,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Any  person  who  manufactures  or  causes  to be manufactured any
machine-gun, assault weapon, large capacity ammunition feeding device or
disguised gun is guilty of a class D felony. Any person who manufactures
or causes to be manufactured any switchblade knife, gravity knife, pilum
ballistic  knife,  metal  knuckle  knife,  UNDETECTABLE  KNIFE,   billy,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04156-02-4

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