senate Bill S4769A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of a gravity knife

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Current Bill Status Via A5667 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1031
substituted for s4769a
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by a5667a
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.1031
Apr 19, 2017 print number 4769a
amend and recommit to codes
Feb 28, 2017 referred to codes

S4769 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5667A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5667
2013-2014: A1908
2011-2012: A7108
2009-2010: A7665

S4769 - Summary

Relates to the definition of a gravity knife; removes reference to the application of centrifugal force from the definition of a gravity knife.

S4769 - Sponsor Memo

S4769 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4769

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the definition of a gravi-
  ty knife

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 265.00 of the penal law is amended
to read as follows:
  5. "Gravity knife" means any knife which has a blade which is released
from the handle or sheath thereof by the force of gravity [or the appli-
cation of centrifugal force] which, when released, is locked in place by
means of a button, spring, lever or other device.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09626-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S4769A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5667A
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A5667
2013-2014: A1908
2011-2012: A7108
2009-2010: A7665

S4769A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the definition of a gravity knife; removes reference to the application of centrifugal force from the definition of a gravity knife.

S4769A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4769A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4769--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the definition of a gravi-
  ty knife

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 265.00 of the penal law is amended
to read as follows:
  5. "Gravity knife" means any knife which has a blade which is released
from the handle or sheath thereof SOLELY by the force of gravity [or the
application of centrifugal force] which, when  released,  is  locked  in
place by means of a button, spring, lever or other device.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09626-03-7

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