senate Bill S573A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate

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Jan 13, 2014 print number 573a
amend and recommit to codes
Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

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S573 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3321A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.01, add §400.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7844

S573 - Summary

Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate; establishes application and training process therefor.

S573 - Sponsor Memo

S573 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   573

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, ADAMS, 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 requiring persons possess-
  ing a firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 6, 7 and 8 of section 265.01 of the penal law,
subdivision 6 as added by chapter 1041 of the laws of 1974,  subdivision
7 as added by chapter 807 of the laws of 1981 and subdivision 8 as added
by  chapter 646 of the laws of 1986, are amended and a new subdivision 9
is added to read as follows:
  (6) He OR SHE is a person who  has  been  certified  not  suitable  to
possess a rifle or shotgun, as defined in subdivision sixteen of section
265.00 OF THIS ARTICLE, and refuses to yield possession of such rifle or
shotgun upon the demand of a police officer. Whenever a person is certi-
fied  not suitable to possess a rifle or shotgun, a member of the police
department to which such certification is made, or of the state  police,
shall  forthwith  seize any rifle or shotgun possessed by such person. A
rifle or shotgun seized as herein provided shall not be  destroyed,  but
shall  be  delivered  to  the headquarters of such police department, or
state police, and there retained until  the  aforesaid  certificate  has
been rescinded by the director or physician in charge, or other disposi-
tion  of such rifle or shotgun has been ordered or authorized by a court
of competent jurisdiction[.]; OR
  (7) He OR SHE knowingly possesses a  bullet  containing  an  explosive
substance designed to detonate upon impact[.]; OR
  (8)  He  OR SHE possesses any armor piercing ammunition with intent to
use the same unlawfully against another[.]; OR
  (9) HE OR SHE POSSESSES A FIREARM, NOT BEING THE  HOLDER  OF  A  VALID
FIREARMS  SAFETY  CERTIFICATE  ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.15 OF THIS
CHAPTER.

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S573A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3321A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.01, add §400.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7844

S573A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate; establishes application and training process therefor.

S573A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S573A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 573--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, AVELLA, BRESLIN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEG-
  ER, 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 accord-
  ance 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 requiring persons possess-
  ing a firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 6, 7 and 8 of section 265.01 of the penal law,
as  amended  by  chapter  1  of  the laws of 2013, are amended and a new
subdivision 9 is added to read as follows:
  (6) He OR SHE is a person who  has  been  certified  not  suitable  to
possess a rifle or shotgun, as defined in subdivision sixteen of section
265.00 OF THIS ARTICLE, and refuses to yield possession of such rifle or
shotgun upon the demand of a police officer. Whenever a person is certi-
fied  not suitable to possess a rifle or shotgun, a member of the police
department to which such certification is made, or of the state  police,
shall  forthwith  seize any rifle or shotgun possessed by such person. A
rifle or shotgun seized as [herein] provided IN THIS  SUBDIVISION  shall
not  be  destroyed,  but  shall be delivered to the headquarters of such
police department, or state police, and there retained until the  afore-
said  certificate  has  been  rescinded  by the director or physician in
charge, or other disposition of such rifle or shotgun has  been  ordered
or authorized by a court of competent jurisdiction[.]; OR
  (7)  He  OR  SHE  knowingly possesses a bullet containing an explosive
substance designed to detonate upon impact[.]; OR
  (8) He OR SHE possesses any armor piercing ammunition with  intent  to
use the same unlawfully against another[.]; OR
  (9)  HE  OR  SHE  POSSESSES A FIREARM, NOT BEING THE HOLDER OF A VALID
FIREARMS SAFETY CERTIFICATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION  400.15  OF  THIS
CHAPTER.

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