assembly Bill A1724

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of ammunition for assault weapons

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Jan 16, 2019 referred to codes

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A1724 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §270.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9340
2017-2018: A1215

A1724 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of ammunition for assault weapons; class E felony.

A1724 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1724

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SIMON, JAFFEE, MOSLEY, HYNDMAN, WILLIAMS, GOTT-
  FRIED, COLTON, BICHOTTE,  D'URSO,  LAVINE,  ORTIZ,  WALKER,  BLAKE  --
  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. CARROLL, COOK, DINOWITZ, GLICK -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the sale of ammunition for
  assault weapons

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section  270.00  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 180 of the laws  of  1997,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  Sales  of  ammunition  not  prohibited.  Nothing contained in this
section shall be construed to prevent, or interfere in any way with, the
sale of ammunition for revolvers or pistols of any kind, or for  rifles,
shot  guns,  or other arms, belonging or which may belong to any persons
whether as sporting or hunting weapons or for the purpose of  protection
to them in their homes, or, as they may go abroad; and manufacturers are
authorized  to  continue  to manufacture, and wholesalers and dealers to
continue to deal in and freely to sell ammunition to  all  such  persons
for such purposes. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE SALE OF AMMUNITION FOR ASSAULT
WEAPONS,  AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION TWENTY-TWO OF SECTION 265.00 OF THIS
TITLE, SHALL BE LIMITED TO TWO TIMES THE CAPACITY OF AN AUTHORIZED WEAP-
ON OVER A ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAY PERIOD. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION,  "AUTHORIZED  WEAPON" SHALL MEAN A WEAPON REGISTERED IN ACCORDANCE
WITH SUBDIVISION SIXTEEN-A OF SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER.   NOTWITH-
STANDING  ANY  LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE VIOLATION OF
THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL CONSTITUTE 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.
                                                           LBD00864-01-9

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