assembly Bill A6192A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 15, 2016 print number 6192a
Jan 15, 2016 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
Jun 15, 2015 reported referred to rules
Mar 16, 2015 referred to codes

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A6192 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1113
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.10 & 265.15, add §§265.38 & 265.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6468, S6005
2011-2012: A1157, S675
2013-2014: A3244, S68
2017-2018: A5826, S470
2019-2020: A1251, S2277

A6192 - Summary

Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement and provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a certification from the manufacturer.

A6192 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6192

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SCHIMEL, ENGLEBRIGHT, KAVANAGH, LAVINE, SCARBOR-
  OUGH, TITUS, ABINANTI, WRIGHT, CYMBROWITZ,  ROSENTHAL,  STECK,  RAMOS,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  DAVILA,  RODRIGUEZ,  AUBRY, WEPRIN, ROZIC, DenDEKKER,
  QUART, CRESPO,  MOSLEY,  PICHARDO,  SEPULVEDA,  LENTOL,  BROOK-KRASNY,
  MOYA,  ORTIZ  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. ARROYO, BENEDETTO,
  BRAUNSTEIN, BRENNAN, CLARK, COLTON, COOK, DINOWITZ, FAHY, GLICK, GOTT-
  FRIED, HEVESI, HOOPER, JAFFEE, LIFTON,  MARKEY,  McKEVITT,  O'DONNELL,
  PAULIN, PERRY, PRETLOW, RA, RIVERA, ROBINSON -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to requiring semiautomatic
  pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state
  to be capable of microstamping ammunition

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "crime gun identification act of 2015".
  S 2. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature  finds  that  in
2005,  the  national clearance rate for homicide cases was approximately
60% and over 3,000 gun homicide cases went unsolved;  that  in  approxi-
mately half of gun homicide investigations a spent cartridge casing, but
not  a firearm, is recovered at the crime scene; that currently deployed
national ballistic identification systems  cannot  identify  the  serial
number  of  a gun unless the gun itself has been recovered; that firearm
microstamping is a revolutionary forensic technology  that  produces  an
identifiable  alpha-numeric  and  geometric  code  onto  the rear of the
cartridge casing each time a semiautomatic pistol  is  fired;  that  the
alpha-numeric  and  geometric  code on an expended cartridge casing will
provide an initial lead for law enforcement by enabling law  enforcement
to  match the cartridge casing found at a crime to the original owner of
the firearm; that information from completed crime  gun  tracing  is  an
important  element utilized by COMPSTAT and other crime analysis systems

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00385-01-5

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A6192A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1113
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.10 & 265.15, add §§265.38 & 265.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6468, S6005
2011-2012: A1157, S675
2013-2014: A3244, S68
2017-2018: A5826, S470
2019-2020: A1251, S2277

A6192A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement and provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a certification from the manufacturer.

A6192A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6192--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SCHIMEL, ENGLEBRIGHT, KAVANAGH, LAVINE, TITUS,
  ABINANTI, WRIGHT, CYMBROWITZ, ROSENTHAL, STECK, RAMOS, PEOPLES-STOKES,
  DAVILA, RODRIGUEZ, AUBRY, WEPRIN,  ROZIC,  DenDEKKER,  QUART,  CRESPO,
  MOSLEY,  PICHARDO,  SEPULVEDA,  LENTOL,  MOYA, ORTIZ, KAMINSKY, BLAKE,
  JOYNER, JAFFEE, GOTTFRIED, HOOPER -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.
  ARROYO, BENEDETTO, BRAUNSTEIN, BRENNAN, CLARK, COLTON, COOK, DINOWITZ,
  FAHY,  GLICK,  HEVESI, LIFTON, MARKEY, O'DONNELL, PAULIN, PERRY, PRET-
  LOW, RIVERA, ROBINSON -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on
  Codes  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Codes in accordance with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  requiring  semiautomatic
  pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state
  to be capable of microstamping ammunition

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "crime gun identification act of 2016".
  S  2.  Legislative  findings and intent. The legislature finds that in
2005, the national clearance rate for homicide cases  was  approximately
60%  and  over  3,000 gun homicide cases went unsolved; that in approxi-
mately half of gun homicide investigations a spent cartridge casing, but
not a firearm, is recovered at the crime scene; that currently  deployed
national  ballistic  identification  systems  cannot identify the serial
number of a gun unless the gun itself has been recovered;  that  firearm
microstamping  is  a  revolutionary forensic technology that produces an
identifiable alpha-numeric and geometric  code  onto  the  rear  of  the
cartridge  casing  each  time  a semiautomatic pistol is fired; that the
alpha-numeric and geometric code on an expended  cartridge  casing  will
provide  an initial lead for law enforcement by enabling law enforcement
to match the cartridge casing found at a crime to the original owner  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00385-03-6

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