assembly Bill A2725

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jan 23, 2017 referred to codes

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A2725 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §265.50, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8350
2019-2020: A2492
2021-2022: A2556

A2725 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number.

A2725 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2725

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LAVINE, SIMON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  requiring  all  firearms
  manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an iden-
  tifying serial number

  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 265.50  to
read as follows:
§ 265.50 FAILURE TO IDENTIFY A FIREARM.
  (1)  FIREARMS  MANUFACTURED,  CRAFTED,  ASSEMBLED  OR BUILT BY PRIVATE
INDIVIDUALS SHALL HAVE AN IDENTIFYING SERIAL  NUMBER  ENGRAVED,  CASTED,
STAMPED  (IMPRESSING), OR OTHERWISE CONSPICUOUSLY PLACED ON THE FRAME OR
RECEIVER OF THE FIREARM. THE SERIAL NUMBER MUST BE PLACED  IN  A  MANNER
NOT  SUSCEPTIBLE  OF BEING READILY OBLITERATED, ALTERED, OR REMOVED, AND
MUST NOT DUPLICATE ANY SERIAL NUMBER PLACED BY  THE  INDIVIDUAL  ON  ANY
OTHER FIREARM.
  (2)  THE  INDIVIDUAL  SHALL  SUBMIT THE FIREARM'S SERIAL NUMBER TO THE
DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES WITH THE FIREARM'S  SIZE  AND  A
PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FIREARM.
  FAILURE TO IDENTIFY A FIREARM IS A CLASS C FELONY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07888-01-7