assembly Bill A4487A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires manufacturers to use a coding system on all handgun and assault weapon ammunition

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 13, 2018 print number 4487a
Apr 13, 2018 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Feb 02, 2017 referred to codes

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A4487 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8792
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §396-gg, Gen Bus L; add §265.50, Pen L; add §91-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6252
2011-2012: A1150
2013-2014: A2023
2015-2016: A8466
2019-2020: A3779, S2902

A4487 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a statewide database to maintain and track coded ammunition; establishes penalties for individuals who violate such provisions; also establishes the ammunition coding system database fund.

A4487 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4487

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced   by   M.   of   A.   ORTIZ,   BENEDETTO,  DINOWITZ,  HOOPER,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, KAVANAGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  GOTTFRIED,
  LAVINE, O'DONNELL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT to amend the general business law and the penal law, in relation
  to establishing a statewide database to maintain and track coded ammu-
  nition and establishing penalties for  individuals  who  violate  such
  provisions;  and to amend the state finance law, in relation to estab-
  lishing the ammunition coding system database fund

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

  Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The legislature hereby finds that
each year in the United States more than thirty percent of all homicides
involving a gun go unsolved. Handgun ammunition  accounts  for  approxi-
mately  eighty  percent of all ammunition sold within the United States.
Current technology for matching a bullet used in a crime to the gun that
fired it has worked moderately well for years, but presupposes that  the
weapon  was recovered by law enforcement. Ammunition coding is a new and
effective way for law enforcement to quickly identify persons of  inter-
est in gun crime investigations.
  §  2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section 396-
gg to read as follows:
  § 396-GG. AMMUNITION CODING SYSTEM DATABASE. 1. THE DIVISION OF CRIMI-
NAL JUSTICE SERVICES IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING  AN
AMMUNITION  CODING  SYSTEM  DATABASE  CONTAINING  INFORMATION  FROM  THE
FOLLOWING:
  A. THE MANUFACTURER REGISTRY. (I) EVERY  MANUFACTURER  SHALL  REGISTER
WITH THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES IN A MANNER PRESCRIBED BY
THE  DIVISION, AND SHALL MAINTAIN RECORDS ON THE BUSINESS PREMISES FOR A
PERIOD OF SEVEN YEARS CONCERNING ALL  SALES,  LOANS,  AND  TRANSFERS  OF
AMMUNITION TO, FROM, OR WITHIN THE STATE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08935-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A4487A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8792
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add §396-gg, Gen Bus L; add §265.50, Pen L; add §91-e, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6252
2011-2012: A1150
2013-2014: A2023
2015-2016: A8466
2019-2020: A3779, S2902

A4487A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a statewide database to maintain and track coded ammunition; establishes penalties for individuals who violate such provisions; also establishes the ammunition coding system database fund.

A4487A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4487--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced   by   M.   of   A.   ORTIZ,   BENEDETTO,  DINOWITZ,  HOOPER,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, JAFFEE, MOSLEY, SEPULVEDA, WILLIAMS -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M. of A. GOTTFRIED, LAVINE, McDONOUGH, O'DONNELL  --  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 general business law and the penal law, in  relation
  to establishing a statewide database to maintain and track coded ammu-
  nition  and  establishing  penalties  for individuals who violate such
  provisions; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to  estab-
  lishing the ammunition coding system database fund

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

  Section 1. Legislative findings. The  legislature  hereby  finds  that
each year in the United States more than thirty percent of all homicides
involving  a  gun  go unsolved. Handgun ammunition accounts for approxi-
mately eighty percent of all ammunition sold within the  United  States.
Current technology for matching a bullet used in a crime to the gun that
fired  it has worked moderately well for years, but presupposes that the
weapon was recovered by law enforcement. Ammunition coding is a new  and
effective  way for law enforcement to quickly identify persons of inter-
est in gun crime investigations.
  § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new section  396-
gg to read as follows:
  § 396-GG. AMMUNITION CODING SYSTEM DATABASE. 1. THE DIVISION OF CRIMI-
NAL  JUSTICE SERVICES IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING AN
AMMUNITION  CODING  SYSTEM  DATABASE  CONTAINING  INFORMATION  FROM  THE
FOLLOWING:
  A.  THE  MANUFACTURER  REGISTRY. (I) EVERY MANUFACTURER SHALL REGISTER
WITH THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES IN A MANNER PRESCRIBED BY

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

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