senate Bill S572A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the purchase of more than 1 firearm during any period of 30 days

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2014 print number 572a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

Co-Sponsors

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S572 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3186A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§265.50 & 400.15, amd §265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7834

S572 - Summary

Establishes the class A misdemeanor of unlawful procurement of a firearm, for the purchase or acquisition of more that 1 firearm during any period of 30 days.

S572 - Sponsor Memo

S572 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   572

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, ADAMS, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, HASSELL-
  THOMPSON, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PERKINS, RIVERA, SERRANO,  STAVISKY  --
  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 the  unlawful  procurement
  of a firearm

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

  Section 1.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.45 to
read as follows:
S 265.45 UNLAWFUL PROCUREMENT OF A FIREARM.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL PROCUREMENT OF A FIREARM WHEN:
  1. HE OR SHE PURCHASES OR TAKES POSSESSION OF MORE  THAN  ONE  FIREARM
FROM ANY DEALER IN FIREARMS DURING ANY THIRTY DAY PERIOD; OR
  2.  BEING A DEALER IN FIREARMS, HE OR SHE SELLS OR TRANSFERS A FIREARM
TO ANY PERSON WHO HAS PURCHASED OR TAKEN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM  DURING
THE PREVIOUS THIRTY DAYS.
  UNLAWFUL PROCUREMENT OF A FIREARM IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
  S 2. Section 265.20 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
vision e to read as follows:
  E. SECTION 265.45 OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT APPLY TO:
  1. ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OR CORRECTIONS AGENCY, OR POLICE OR CORRECTIONS
OFFICER  ACTING  WITHIN THE COURSE AND SCOPE OF HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT OR
OFFICIAL DUTIES;
  2. A UNITED STATES MARSHAL, MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF  THE  UNITED
STATES  OR THE NATIONAL GUARD, OR A FEDERAL OFFICIAL, WHO IS REQUIRED TO
POSSESS A FIREARM IN THE OPERATION OF HIS OR HER OFFICIAL DUTIES;
  3.  LICENSED  FIREARMS  MANUFACTURERS,  IMPORTERS  OR  DEALERS,  WHILE
ENGAGED  IN  THE  COURSE  AND  SCOPE  OF  THEIR ACTIVITIES AS LICENSEES,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01836-01-3

Co-Sponsors

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S572A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3186A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§265.50 & 400.15, amd §265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7834

S572A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the class A misdemeanor of unlawful procurement of a firearm, for the purchase or acquisition of more that 1 firearm during any period of 30 days.

S572A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S572A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 572--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GIANARIS, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, HASSELL-THOMP-
  SON, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PERKINS, RIVERA, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY
  -- 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  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to the unlawful procurement
  of a firearm

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

  Section 1.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.50 to
read as follows:
S 265.50 UNLAWFUL PROCUREMENT OF A FIREARM.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL PROCUREMENT OF A FIREARM WHEN:
  1.  HE  OR  SHE PURCHASES OR TAKES POSSESSION OF MORE THAN ONE FIREARM
FROM ANY DEALER IN FIREARMS DURING ANY THIRTY DAY PERIOD; OR
  2. BEING A DEALER IN FIREARMS, HE OR SHE SELLS OR TRANSFERS A  FIREARM
TO  ANY PERSON WHO HAS PURCHASED OR TAKEN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM DURING
THE PREVIOUS THIRTY DAYS.
  UNLAWFUL PROCUREMENT OF A FIREARM IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
  S 2. Section 265.20 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
vision f to read as follows:
  F. SECTION 265.50 OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT APPLY TO:
  1. ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OR CORRECTIONS AGENCY, OR POLICE OR CORRECTIONS
OFFICER ACTING WITHIN THE COURSE AND SCOPE OF HIS OR HER  EMPLOYMENT  OR
OFFICIAL DUTIES;
  2.  A  UNITED STATES MARSHAL, MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED
STATES OR THE NATIONAL GUARD, OR A FEDERAL OFFICIAL, WHO IS REQUIRED  TO
POSSESS A FIREARM IN THE OPERATION OF HIS OR HER OFFICIAL DUTIES;

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

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