|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2018||referred to codes|
assembly Bill A8913
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A8913 - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§265.00, 265.02, 265.10 & 265.15, Pen L
A8913 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8913 I N A S S E M B L Y January 8, 2018 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to defining and prohibiting an accessory to accelerate the firing rate of a semiautomatic weapon 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 a new subdivision 26 to read as follows: 26. "ACCESSORY TO ACCELERATE THE FIRING RATE OF A SEMIAUTOMATIC WEAP- ON" MEANS ANY INSTRUMENT, ATTACHMENT, WEAPON OR APPLIANCE CAUSING OR INTENDED TO CAUSE THE FIRING RATE OF A SEMIAUTOMATIC WEAPON TO INCREASE. S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 265.02 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 764 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: (2) Such person possesses any explosive or incendiary bomb, bombshell, firearm silencer, ACCESSORY TO ACCELERATE THE FIRING RATE OF A SEMIAUTO- MATIC WEAPON, machine-gun or any other firearm or weapon simulating a machine-gun and which is adaptable for such use; or S 3. Subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 265.10 of the penal law, subdivi- sion 2 as amended by chapter 257 of the laws of 2008 and subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, are amended to read as follows: 2. Any person who transports or ships any machine-gun, firearm silenc- er, ACCESSORY TO ACCELERATE THE FIRING RATE OF A SEMIAUTOMATIC WEAPON, assault weapon or large capacity ammunition feeding device or disguised gun, or who transports or ships as merchandise five or more firearms, is guilty of a class D felony. Any person who transports or ships as merchandise any firearm, other than an assault weapon, switchblade knife, gravity knife, pilum ballistic knife, billy, blackjack, bludgeon, plastic knuckles, metal knuckles, Kung Fu star, chuka stick, sandbag or slungshot is guilty of a class A misdemeanor. 3. Any person who disposes of any machine-gun, assault weapon, large capacity ammunition feeding device [or], firearm silencer OR ACCESSORY TO ACCELERATE THE FIRING RATE OF A SEMIAUTOMATIC WEAPON is guilty of a class D felony. Any person who knowingly buys, receives, disposes of, or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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