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|Mar 28, 2018||referred to codes|
senate Bill S8096
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S8096 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8096 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8096 SPONSOR: BROOKS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to adding possession of a flamethrower to the crime of criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree PURPOSE: Establishes the crime of criminal possession of a flamethrower SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Section 265.00 of the Penal Law by adding four new subdivisions: 26-Definition of Flamethrower 27-Definition of Historical Flamethrower 28-Definition of Substantial part 29-Definition of Significant components
S8096 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8096 I N S E N A T E March 28, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BROOKS -- 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 adding possession of a flamethrower to the crime of criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding four new subdivisions 26, 27, 28 and 29 to read as follows: 26. "FLAMETHROWER" MEANS A DEVICE CAPABLE OF PROJECTING A STREAM OF BURNING FUEL A DISTANCE OF AT LEAST THREE FEET. INOPERABLE DISPLAY UNITS SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED "FLAMETHROWERS" FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION. 27. "HISTORICAL FLAMETHROWER" MEANS A FLAMETHROWER CONSTRUCTED, IN WHOLE OR IN SUBSTANTIAL PART, OF COMPONENTS MANUFACTURED PRIOR TO NINE- TEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX. 28. "SUBSTANTIAL PART" MEANS CONSTRUCTED WITH AT LEAST FIVE SIGNIF- ICANT COMPONENTS MANUFACTURED PRIOR TO NINETEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX. 29. "SIGNIFICANT COMPONENTS" MEANS FULLY FUNCTIONAL AND NECESSARY PARTS FOR THE OPERATION OF A FLAMETHROWER INCLUDING: (A) FUEL CELL; (B) GAS CAPS; (C) PRESSURE REGULATOR; (D) PRESSURE BOTTLE; (E) HOSE; (F) WAND FUEL VALVE; (G) BARREL; (H) FRONT GRIP; (I) IGNITION SHIELD; AND (J) REAR GRIP. § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.41 to read as follows: § 265.41 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A FLAMETHROWER. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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