senate Bill S821

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes all large capacity ammunition feeding devices, regardless of date of manufacture, subject to the provisions of the penal law

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to vote on this bill. X

To vote Aye or Nay you must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

More information?
Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.


view actions (1)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 09, 2013 referred to codes

S821 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S821 - Summary

Makes all large capacity ammunition feeding devices, regardless of date of manufacture, subject to the provisions of the penal law.

S821 - Sponsor Memo

S821 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- 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 large capacity  ammunition
  feeding devices


  Section 1. Subdivision 23 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as added
by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  23. "Large capacity ammunition feeding device" means a magazine, belt,
drum, feed strip, or similar device[, manufactured after September thir-
teenth, nineteen hundred ninety-four], that has a capacity of,  or  that
can  be readily restored or converted to accept, more than ten rounds of
ammunition; provided, however,  that  such  term  does  not  include  an
attached  tubular  device  designed  to accept, and capable of operating
only with, .22 caliber rimfire ammunition.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

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


Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.