assembly Bill A5826A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 ordered to third reading rules cal.155
rules report cal.155
reported
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to rules
Feb 23, 2018 print number 5826a
Feb 23, 2018 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Feb 16, 2017 referred to codes

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A5826 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S470A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.10 & 265.15, add §§265.38 & 265.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6192A, S1113A
2013-2014: A3244A, S68A
2011-2012: A1157B, S675C
2009-2010: A6468C, S6005A

A5826 - Summary

Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement and provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a certification from the manufacturer.

A5826 - Bill Text download pdf


          

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A5826A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S470A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.10 & 265.15, add §§265.38 & 265.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6192A, S1113A
2013-2014: A3244A, S68A
2011-2012: A1157B, S675C
2009-2010: A6468C, S6005A

A5826A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement and provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a certification from the manufacturer.

A5826A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5826--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE, ENGLEBRIGHT, L. ROSENTHAL, TITONE, SIMON,
  DAVILA, ORTIZ, HARRIS, WEPRIN, STECK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  DE LA ROSA  --  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 penal law, in relation to requiring semiautomatic
  pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state
  to be capable of microstamping ammunition

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "crime gun identification act of 2018".
  S 2. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature  finds  that  in
2005,  the  national clearance rate for homicide cases was approximately
60% and over 3,000 gun homicide cases went unsolved;  that  in  approxi-
mately half of gun homicide investigations a spent cartridge casing, but
not  a firearm, is recovered at the crime scene; that currently deployed
national ballistic identification systems  cannot  identify  the  serial
number  of  a gun unless the gun itself has been recovered; that firearm
microstamping is a revolutionary forensic technology  that  produces  an
identifiable  alpha-numeric  and  geometric  code  onto  the rear of the
cartridge casing each time a semiautomatic pistol  is  fired;  that  the
alpha-numeric  and  geometric  code on an expended cartridge casing will
provide an initial lead for law enforcement by enabling law  enforcement
to  match the cartridge casing found at a crime to the original owner of
the firearm; that information from completed crime  gun  tracing  is  an
important  element utilized by COMPSTAT and other crime analysis systems
to target illegal firearms trafficking;  that  microstamping  technology
continues  to  produce  identifiable  markings  onto  expended cartridge
casings even after thousands of rounds of testing; that this  additional

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00042-04-8

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