|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2015||referred to codes|
assembly Bill A1315
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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A1315 (ACTIVE) - Details
A1315 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the municipal firearm recovery program to buy back firearms; provides that such program will be administered by the division of state police and department of state and implemented by municipalities; allows gift card exchanges for an equivalent value determined by the agency; establishes the municipal firearm recovery fund.
A1315 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1315 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 9, 2015 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, GOTTFRIED, CLARK, ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law and the state finance law, in relation to establishing the municipal firearm recovery program and municipal firearm recovery fund 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 400.15 to read as follows: S 400.15 MUNICIPAL FIREARM RECOVERY PROGRAM. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "AGENCY" MEANS LOCAL MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE. (B) "MFRP" MEANS MUNICIPAL FIREARM RECOVERY PROGRAM OR ANY RELATED GUN BUYBACK PROGRAM IMPLEMENTED BY MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS OR LOCAL COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS. (C) "GUN BUYBACK PROGRAM" MEANS ANY PROGRAM IN WHICH FIREARMS, MACHINE-GUNS OR AMMUNITION ARE PURCHASED BY OR SURRENDERED TO THE SUPER- INTENDENT OF THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE OR A MEMBER THEREOF DESIGNATED BY SUCH SUPERINTENDENT, OR TO A COUNTY SHERIFF, OR IN THE COUNTIES OF NASSAU AND SUFFOLK TO THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE OR A MEMBER OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT THEREOF DESIGNATED BY SUCH COMMISSIONER, OR TO THE POLICE COMMISSIONER OR HEAD OF THE POLICE FORCE OR DEPARTMENT OF ANY CITY, TOWN OTHER THAN ONE NAMED IN THIS PARAGRAPH, OR VILLAGE THEREOF OR TO A MEMBER OF THE FORCE OR DEPARTMENT DESIGNATED BY SUCH COMMISSIONER OR HEAD. (D) "FIREARM" MEANS ANY FIREARM AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 265.00 OF THIS CHAPTER AND IS IN GOOD WORKING ORDER. (E) "SUPERINTENDENT" MEANS THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04243-01-5
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