senate Bill S9145

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the manufacture, assembly, possession, license and disposal of ghost guns

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S9145 - Details

Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.02, 265.10, 265.11, 265.12, 70.02 & 460.10, add §265.38, Pen L; amd §410, Gen Bus L; amd §700.05, CP L; amd §§9-131 & 14-154, NYC Ad Cd

S9145 - Summary

Relates to the manufacture, assembly, possession, license and disposal of ghost guns, the establishment of the offense of unlawful dissemination of instructions for the assembly of a weapon and the sentencing for certain offenses regarding ghost guns; relates to the suspension and revocation of certain licenses or registrations; adds the offense of unlawful dissemination of instructions for the assembly of a weapon to the list of designated offenses for the purpose of obtaining eavesdropping and video surveillance warrants; and includes the offense of unlawful dissemination of instructions for the assembly of a weapon in the definition of violent or serious crime.

S9145 - Sponsor Memo

S9145 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9145

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, PARKER, KAMINSKY, KENNEDY -- 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 the manufacture, assembly,
  possession, license and disposal of ghost guns, the  establishment  of
  the offense of unlawful dissemination of instructions for the assembly
  of  a  weapon  and the sentencing for certain offenses regarding ghost
  guns; to amend the general business law, in relation to the suspension
  and revocation of certain licenses  or  registrations;  to  amend  the
  criminal  procedure law, in relation to adding the offense of unlawful
  dissemination of instructions for the assembly of a weapon to the list
  of designated offenses for the purpose of obtaining eavesdropping  and
  video  surveillance  warrants; and to amend the administrative code of
  the city of New York, in relation to including the offense of unlawful
  dissemination of instructions for the assembly  of  a  weapon  in  the
  definition of violent or serious crime

  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  four
new subdivisions 26, 27, 28 and 29 to read as follows:
  26.  "MAJOR COMPONENT" MEANS, IN THE CASE OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOT-
GUN THE SLIDE OR CYLINDER, OR THE FRAME OR RECEIVER, AND, IN THE CASE OF
A SHOTGUN, THE BARREL.
  27. "ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING" MEANS A MANUFACTURING  PROCESS  IN  WHICH
MATERIAL  IS  ADDED  IN  ORDER TO PRODUCE THE PRODUCT, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRINTING IN WHICH LAYERS  OF  MATERIAL  ARE
LAID DOWN IN SUCCESSION.
  28.  "UNFINISHED FIREARM FRAME OR RECEIVER" MEANS A PIECE OF ANY MATE-
RIAL THAT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE FRAME OR RECEIVER OF A FIREARM,  RIFLE
OR SHOTGUN BUT THAT HAS BEEN SHAPED OR FORMED IN ANY WAY FOR THE PURPOSE
OF  BECOMING  THE  FRAME OR RECEIVER OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN. THE
TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE A PIECE OF MATERIAL THAT  HAS  HAD  ITS  SIZE  OR
EXTERNAL  SHAPE  ALTERED  TO FACILITATE TRANSPORTATION OR STORAGE OR HAS
HAD ITS CHEMICAL COMPOSITION ALTERED.

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

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