senate Bill S5829

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes certain crimes relating to the criminal possession or manufacture of an undetectable firearm, rifle, or shotgun

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
May 02, 2017 referred to codes

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S5829 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A914
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.20, 70.02 & 460.10, add §§265.50 & 265.55, Pen L; amd §700.05, CP L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7623A, A381A
2013-2014: A9963

S5829 - Summary

Establishes certain crimes relating to the criminal manufacture or possession of an undetectable firearm, rifle, or shotgun.

S5829 - Sponsor Memo

S5829 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5829

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  penal  law  and  the  criminal  procedure  law,  in
  relation to establishing crimes relating to the criminal possession or
  manufacture of undetectable firearms, rifles or shotguns

  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  two
new subdivisions 3-a and 26 to read as follows:
  3-A.  "MAJOR  COMPONENT  OF  A  FIREARM,  RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN" MEANS THE
BARREL, THE SLIDE OR CYLINDER, THE FRAME, OR RECEIVER  OF  THE  FIREARM,
RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN.
  26.  "UNDETECTABLE" MEANS NOT DETECTABLE BY AN X-RAY MACHINE, PORTABLE
PULSED X-RAY GENERATOR, METAL DETECTOR OR MAGNETOMETER  WHEN  SET  AT  A
STANDARD  CALIBRATION,  OR ANY OTHER MACHINE USED TO SCREEN OR INSPECT A
PERSON AND AN OBJECT FOR A FIREARM, RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN.
  S 2. The penal law is amended by adding two new  sections  265.50  and
265.55 to read as follows:
S 265.50 CRIMINAL  MANUFACTURE,  SALE,  OR  TRANSPORT OF AN UNDETECTABLE
           FIREARM.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL MANUFACTURE, SALE, OR TRANSPORT  OF  AN
UNDETECTABLE FIREARM WHEN HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY MANUFACTURES, CAUSES TO BE
MANUFACTURED,  SELLS,  EXCHANGES, GIVES, DISPOSES OF, TRANSPORTS, SHIPS,
OR POSSESSES WITH THE INTENT TO SELL:
  1. ANY FIREARM, RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN THAT, AFTER REMOVAL OF GRIPS, STOCKS
AND MAGAZINES, IS UNDETECTABLE; OR
  2. ANY MAJOR COMPONENT OF A FIREARM, RIFLE, OR SHOTGUN WHICH IS  UNDE-
TECTABLE.
  CRIMINAL MANUFACTURE, SALE, OR TRANSPORT OF AN UNDETECTABLE FIREARM IS
A CLASS D FELONY.
S 265.55 CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF AN UNDETECTABLE FIREARM.
  A  PERSON  IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF AN UNDETECTABLE FIREARM
WHEN HE OR SHE KNOWINGLY POSSESSES AN  UNDETECTABLE  FIREARM,  RIFLE  OR

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

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