senate Bill S3375

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Makes amendments to the Safe Act

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to codes
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S3375 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 400.00 & 265.20, rpld §§265.37 & 400.03, Pen L; amd §898, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S3382
2019-2020: S862

S3375 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the transfer of certain weapons from an estate to an immediate member of the decedent's family; expands definition of immediate family to include siblings, grandparents and grandchildren as such term relates to the sale or disposal of certain firearms; relates to the filing of approved applications for licenses for the possession of firearms; exempts certain large capacity ammunition feeding devices from certain requirements of the penal law (view more) repeals provision of law prohibiting the possession of certain large capacity ammunition feeding devices; and repeals provisions of law relating to certain requirements for the sellers of ammunition.

S3375 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3375 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3375

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 authorizing  the  transfer
  of  certain  weapons  from  an  estate  to  an immediate member of the
  decedent's family; to amend the general business law, in  relation  to
  expanding  the  definition  of  immediate  family to include siblings,
  grandparents and grandchildren as such term  relates  to  the  private
  sale  or  disposal  of  certain  firearms;  to amend the penal law, in
  relation to the filing of approved applications for licenses to carry,
  possess, repair and dispose of firearms; to amend the  penal  law,  in
  relation  to  certain  large  capacity  ammunition feeding devices; to
  repeal  section  265.37  of  the  penal  law,  relating  to   unlawful
  possession  of  certain  ammunition  feeding  devices;  and  to repeal
  section 400.03 of the penal law relating to sellers of ammunition

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (g) of subdivision 22 of section 265.00 of the
penal law is amended by adding a  new  subparagraph  (vii)  to  read  as
follows:
  (VII)  ANY WEAPON LEGALLY POSSESSED AND VALIDLY REGISTERED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION SIXTEEN-A OF SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER  PRIOR  TO  SUCH
PERSON'S  DEATH AND BEQUEATHED OR PASSED THROUGH INTESTACY TO AN IMMEDI-
ATE FAMILY MEMBER OF THE DECEASED. SUCH WEAPONS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO  THE
PROVISIONS  OF  PARAGRAPH  (H) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SUBPARAGRAPH, THE MEANING OF IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBER IS  AS  DEFINED  BY
SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION  EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY-EIGHT OF THE GENERAL
BUSINESS LAW;
  S 2. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 22 of section 265.00  of  the  penal
law,  as  added  by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08895-01-5

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