assembly Bill A9963

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes certain crimes relating to the criminal possession or manufacture of an undetectable firearm, rifle, or shotgun

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Jun 11, 2014 ordered to third reading rules cal.234
rules report cal.234
reported
Jun 09, 2014 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2014 referred to codes

A9963 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.20, 70.02 & 460.10, add §§265.50 & 265.55, Pen L; amd §700.05, CP L

A9963 - Summary

Establishes certain crimes relating to the criminal manufacture or possession of an undetectable firearm, rifle, or shotgun.

A9963 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9963

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 3, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Abinanti) --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal  law  and  the criminal procedure law, in
  relation to establishing crimes relating to the criminal possession or
  manufacture of undetectable firearms, rifles or shotguns

  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 two
new subdivisions 3-a and 26 to read as follows:
  3-A. "MAJOR COMPONENT OF A  FIREARM,  RIFLE,  OR  SHOTGUN"  MEANS  THE
BARREL,  THE  SLIDE  OR CYLINDER, THE FRAME, OR RECEIVER OF THE FIREARM,
RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN.
  26. "UNDETECTABLE" MEANS NOT DETECTABLE BY AN X-RAY MACHINE,  PORTABLE
PULSED  X-RAY  GENERATOR,  METAL  DETECTOR OR MAGNETOMETER WHEN SET AT A
STANDARD CALIBRATION, OR ANY OTHER MACHINE USED TO SCREEN OR  INSPECT  A
PERSON AND AN OBJECT FOR A FIREARM, RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN.
  S  2.  The  penal law is amended by adding two new sections 265.50 and
265.55 to read as follows:
S 265.50 CRIMINAL MANUFACTURE, SALE, OR  TRANSPORT  OF  AN  UNDETECTABLE
           FIREARM.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL MANUFACTURE, SALE, OR TRANSPORT OF AN
UNDETECTABLE FIREARM WHEN HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY MANUFACTURES, CAUSES TO BE
MANUFACTURED, SELLS, EXCHANGES, GIVES, DISPOSES OF,  TRANSPORTS,  SHIPS,
OR POSSESSES WITH THE INTENT TO SELL:
  1. ANY FIREARM, RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN THAT, AFTER REMOVAL OF GRIPS, STOCKS
AND MAGAZINES, IS UNDETECTABLE; OR
  2.  ANY MAJOR COMPONENT OF A FIREARM, RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN WHICH IS UNDE-
TECTABLE.
  CRIMINAL MANUFACTURE, SALE, OR TRANSPORT OF AN UNDETECTABLE FIREARM IS
A CLASS D FELONY.
S 265.55 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF AN UNDETECTABLE FIREARM.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF AN  UNDETECTABLE  FIREARM
WHEN  HE  OR  SHE  KNOWINGLY POSSESSES AN UNDETECTABLE FIREARM, RIFLE OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15324-05-4

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