assembly Bill A9958

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the possession, manufacture, transport and disposition of trigger modification devices

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Mar 06, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.12
rules report cal.12
reported
Mar 05, 2018 reported referred to rules
Mar 01, 2018 referred to codes

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A9958 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8719
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §265.01-c, amd §§265.10 & 265.20, Pen L

A9958 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the possession, manufacture, transport and disposition of trigger modification devices; exemptions.

A9958 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9958

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. FAHY, HEASTIE, LENTOL, SIMOTAS, STECK, MOSLEY,
  McDONALD, GOTTFRIED, ABBATE, SEPULVEDA, MAYER, ORTIZ, NIOU, ZEBROWSKI,
  SOLAGES, BUCHWALD, LUPARDO, THIELE, SIMON, ENGLEBRIGHT, D'URSO, QUART,
  GALEF,  GLICK,  DINOWITZ,  McDONOUGH,  COLTON,  TITONE,  L. ROSENTHAL,
  JAFFEE, WEPRIN, ABINANTI, BRAUNSTEIN, SEAWRIGHT, HARRIS, LAVINE, HOOP-
  ER,   PERRY,   PAULIN,   MORELLE,   RAMOS,  ARROYO,  PICHARDO,  VANEL,
  DE LA ROSA, HYNDMAN, O'DONNELL, PELLEGRINO, TAYLOR --  Multi-Sponsored
  by  -- M. of A. CROUCH, HEVESI, JEAN-PIERRE, LIFTON, SKARTADOS -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  penal  law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting  the
  possession,  manufacture, transport and disposition of trigger modifi-
  cation devices

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

  Section  1.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.01-c
to read as follows:
§ 265.01-C CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A TRIGGER MODIFICATION DEVICE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF  A  TRIGGER  MODIFICATION
DEVICE  WHEN,  WITH  KNOWLEDGE  OF  THE  CHARACTER  THEREOF,  HE  OR SHE
POSSESSES A TRIGGER CRANK, A BUMP-FIRE DEVICE, OR OTHER  COMBINATION  OF
PARTS,  COMPONENT, DEVICE, ATTACHMENT OR ACCESSORY, WHICH IS DESIGNED OR
INTENDED TO FUNCTION TO ACCELERATE THE RATE OF FIRE OF A FIREARM,  RIFLE
OR  SHOTGUN  IN  SUCH  A  WAY  SO  AS TO OPERATE IN THE SAME MANNER AS A
MACHINE-GUN.
  CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A TRIGGER MODIFICATION  DEVICE  IS  A  CLASS  A
MISDEMEANOR.
  §  2.  Subdivisions  1,  2  and  3 of section 265.10 of the penal law,
subdivisions 1 and 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:
  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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