assembly Bill A1215

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of ammunition for assault weapons

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jan 11, 2017 referred to codes

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A1215 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1320
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §270.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9340, S6967
2019-2020: A1724

A1215 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of ammunition for assault weapons; class E felony.

A1215 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1215

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. SIMON, JAFFEE, GOTTFRIED, LAVINE, WALKER, MOSLEY,
  COLTON,  HOOPER,  BLAKE,  HYNDMAN, BICHOTTE, ORTIZ, WILLIAMS -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A.  COOK,  DINOWITZ,  GLICK  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the sale of ammunition for
  assault weapons

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of  section  270.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  180  of  the  laws  of 1997, is amended to read as
follows:
  4. Sales of ammunition  not  prohibited.  Nothing  contained  in  this
section shall be construed to prevent, or interfere in any way with, the
sale  of ammunition for revolvers or pistols of any kind, or for rifles,
shot guns, or other arms, belonging or which may belong to  any  persons
whether  as sporting or hunting weapons or for the purpose of protection
to them in their homes, or, as they may go abroad; and manufacturers are
authorized to continue to manufacture, and wholesalers  and  dealers  to
continue  to  deal  in and freely to sell ammunition to all such persons
for such purposes. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE SALE OF AMMUNITION FOR ASSAULT
WEAPONS, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION TWENTY-TWO OF SECTION 265.00 OF  THIS
TITLE, SHALL BE LIMITED TO TWO TIMES THE CAPACITY OF AN AUTHORIZED WEAP-
ON  OVER  A ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAY PERIOD. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, "AUTHORIZED WEAPON" SHALL MEAN A WEAPON REGISTERED  IN  ACCORDANCE
WITH  SUBDIVISION SIXTEEN-A OF SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER.  NOTWITH-
STANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE  VIOLATION  OF
THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL CONSTITUTE A CLASS E FELONY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00798-01-7

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