senate Bill S6902

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to defining and prohibiting an accessory to accelerate the firing rate of a semiautomatic weapon

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Oct 06, 2017 referred to rules

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S6902 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8913
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.02, 265.10 & 265.15, Pen L

S6902 - Summary

Relates to defining and prohibiting an accessory to accelerate the firing rate of a semiautomatic weapon.

S6902 - Sponsor Memo

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.
  §  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
  § 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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