assembly Bill A1715A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Limits educational institutions ability to authorize the possession of a weapon on school grounds

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Current Bill Status Via S101 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2019 signed chap.138
Jul 30, 2019 delivered to governor
Jan 29, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.18
substituted for a1715a
Jan 29, 2019 substituted by s101a
Jan 28, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.18
rules report cal.18
reported
reported referred to rules
Jan 24, 2019 print number 1715a
Jan 24, 2019 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 16, 2019 referred to codes

Votes

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Jan 29, 2019 - Codes committee Vote

S101A
8
3
committee
8
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 29, 2019

aye wr (2)

Jan 28, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S101A
11
5
committee
11
Aye
5
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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A1715 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S101
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.01-a, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7874

A1715 - Summary

Limits an educational institution's ability to authorize the possession of a weapon on school grounds to certain officers or agents of a law enforcement agency.

A1715 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1715

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GRIFFIN, D'URSO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal  law,  in  relation  to  limiting  educational
  institutions ability to authorize the possession of a weapon on school
  grounds

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

  Section 1. Section 265.01-a of the penal law, as added by chapter 1 of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
§ 265.01-a[.] Criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds.
  A person is guilty of  criminal  possession  of  a  weapon  on  school
grounds  when  he or she knowingly has in his or her possession a rifle,
shotgun, or firearm in or upon a building or grounds,  used  for  educa-
tional  purposes,  of  any  school,  college,  or university, except the
forestry lands, wherever located, owned  and  maintained  by  the  State
University of New York college of environmental science and forestry, or
upon  a  school  bus  as defined in section one hundred forty-two of the
vehicle and traffic law,  without  the  written  authorization  of  such
educational  institution.    NO EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION SHALL ISSUE SUCH
WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION TO ANY TEACHER, PROFESSOR, ADMINISTRATOR, OR OTHER
PERSON WHO IS NOT PRIMARILY EMPLOYED AS A SCHOOL RESOURCE  OFFICER,  LAW
ENFORCEMENT  OFFICER, OR SECURITY GUARD AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SIX OF
SECTION EIGHTY-NINE-F OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS  LAW,  REGARDLESS  OF  THE
PERSON'S  EMPLOYMENT  DIRECTLY  BY  THE  EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OR BY A
THIRD PARTY THAT PROVIDES SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS OR LAW ENFORCEMENT OR
SECURITY SERVICES TO THE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION.
  Criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds is a class E felony.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03454-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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A1715A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S101
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.01-a, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7874

A1715A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Limits an educational institution's ability to authorize the possession of a weapon on school grounds to certain officers or agents of a law enforcement agency.

A1715A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1715--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GRIFFIN, D'URSO, HEASTIE, LENTOL, PEOPLES-STOKES,
  GOTTFRIED,  CRUZ,  FRONTUS,  JACOBSON,  PICHARDO, REYES, STECK -- read
  once and referred 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  limiting  educational
  institutions ability to authorize the possession of a weapon on school
  grounds

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

  Section 1. Section 265.01-a of the penal law, as added by chapter 1 of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
§ 265.01-a[.] Criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds.
  A person is guilty of  criminal  possession  of  a  weapon  on  school
grounds  when  he or she knowingly has in his or her possession a rifle,
shotgun, or firearm in or upon a building or grounds,  used  for  educa-
tional  purposes,  of  any  school,  college,  or university, except the
forestry lands, wherever located, owned  and  maintained  by  the  State
University of New York college of environmental science and forestry, or
upon  a  school  bus  as defined in section one hundred forty-two of the
vehicle and traffic law,  without  the  written  authorization  of  such
educational  institution;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER  NO  SCHOOL, AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION TEN OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF  THE  EDUCATION
LAW,  SHALL  ISSUE  SUCH  WRITTEN  AUTHORIZATION  TO ANY TEACHER, SCHOOL
ADMINISTRATOR, OR OTHER PERSON EMPLOYED AT THE SCHOOL WHO IS NOT  PRIMA-
RILY  EMPLOYED AS A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER, POLICE OFFICER, PEACE OFFI-
CER, OR SECURITY GUARD WHO HAS BEEN ISSUED A SPECIAL ARMED GUARD  REGIS-
TRATION CARD AS DEFINED IN SECTION EIGHTY-NINE-F OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS
LAW,  REGARDLESS  OF  WHETHER  THE  PERSON  IS EMPLOYED DIRECTLY BY SUCH
SCHOOL OR BY A THIRD PARTY.
  Criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds is a class E felony.

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

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