|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to codes|
|Oct 06, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6902
Current Bill Status - In Senate Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6902 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§265.00, 265.02, 265.10 & 265.15, Pen L
S6902 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6902 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to defining and prohibiting an accessory to accelerate the firing rate of a semiautomatic weapon SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill amends section 265.00 of the penal law to add a new subdivision 26 defining the term "accessory to accelerate the firing rate of a semiautomatic weapon" as any instrument, attachment, weapon or appliance causing or intended to cause the firing rate of a semiautomatic weapon to increase. Section 2 of the bill amends subdivision 2 of section 265.02 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 764 of the laws of 2005, to prohibit the possession of an accessory to accelerate the firing rate of a semiautomatic weapon under the class D felony of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. Section 3 of the bill amends subdivisions 2 and 3 of section 265.10 of the penal law, subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 257 of the laws of 2008 and subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, to prohibit the transport, shipment, or disposition (including sale) of an accessory to accelerate the firing rate of a semiautomatic weapon. Violations of these subdivisions constitute a class D felony.
S6902 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6902 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E October 6, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules 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. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13586-01-7
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