assembly Bill A8717

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the possession, manufacture or sale of a trigger crank, a bump-fire device or other firing accelerators

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2018 enacting clause stricken
recommitted to codes
Feb 08, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.642
Feb 06, 2018 reported
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Oct 05, 2017 referred to codes

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A8717 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6918
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.01 & 265.10, Pen L; amd §§897 & 898, Gen Bus L

A8717 - Summary

Relates to the possession, manufacture or sale of a trigger crank, a bump-fire device or other firing accelerators.

A8717 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8717

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             October 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY, HEASTIE, LENTOL -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law and the general business law, in  relation
  to the possession, manufacture or sale of a trigger crank, a bump-fire
  device or other firing accelerators

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

  Section 1. Section 265.01 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  (9)  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY  OF  CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON IN THE
FOURTH  DEGREE  WHEN,  WITH  KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE  CHARACTER  THEREOF,  HE
POSSESSES  A TRIGGER CRANK, A BUMP-FIRE DEVICE, OR ANY PART, COMBINATION
OF PARTS, COMPONENT, DEVICE, ATTACHMENT, OR ACCESSORY WHICH IS  DESIGNED
OR FUNCTIONS TO ACCELERATE THE RATE OF FIRE OF A SEMI-AUTOMATIC RIFLE IN
SUCH A WAY SO AS TO APPROXIMATE THE OPERATION OF A MACHINE-GUN.
  S  2.  Subdivisions  1  and  2  of section 265.10 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 257 of the laws of  2008,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Any  person  who  manufactures  or  causes  to be manufactured any
machine-gun, assault weapon, large capacity ammunition feeding device or
disguised gun is guilty of a class D felony. ANY PERSON WHO MANUFACTURES
OR CAUSES TO BE MANUFACTURED A TRIGGER CRANK, A BUMP-FIRE DEVICE, OR ANY
PART, COMBINATION OF PARTS, COMPONENT, DEVICE, ATTACHMENT, OR  ACCESSORY
WHICH  IS  DESIGNED  OR  FUNCTIONS  TO  ACCELERATE THE RATE OF FIRE OF A
SEMI-AUTOMATIC RIFLE IN SUCH A WAY SO AS TO APPROXIMATE THE OPERATION OF
A MACHINE-GUN IS GUILTY OF A CLASS E FELONY. Any person who manufactures
or causes to be manufactured any switchblade knife, gravity knife, pilum
ballistic knife, metal knuckle knife, billy, blackjack, bludgeon,  plas-
tic  knuckles, metal knuckles, Kung Fu star, chuka stick, sandbag, sand-
club or slungshot is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13595-02-7

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