assembly Bill A8174

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to storage of firearms

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 30, 2019 signed chap.133
delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1585
substituted for s6360
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 14, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.310
rules report cal.310
reported
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2019 referred to codes

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A8174 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6360
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.45 & 265.50, Pen L (as proposed in S.2450-A & A.2686-A)

A8174 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for an exception to firearm storage requirements related to persons less than sixteen years old when such person less than sixteen years old is at a shooting range under immediate supervision, or when such person less than sixteen years old is the holder of a hunting license or permit.

A8174 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8174

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BUTTENSCHON -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to storage of firearms

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

  Section 1. Section 265.45 of the penal law, as amended by a chapter of
the  laws  of  2019, amending the penal law and the general business law
relating to storage of firearms, as proposed in legislative bill numbers
S. 2450-A and A. 2686-A, is amended to read as follows:
§ 265.45 Failure to safely store rifles, shotguns, and firearms  in  the
           first degree.
  No  person who owns or is custodian of a rifle, shotgun or firearm who
resides with an individual who: (i) is under sixteen years of age;  (ii)
such  person knows or has reason to know is prohibited from possessing a
rifle, shotgun or firearm pursuant to a temporary or final extreme  risk
protection  order  issued under article sixty-three-A of the civil prac-
tice law and rules or 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) (1), (4), (8) or (9); or  (iii)
such  person knows or has reason to know is prohibited from possessing a
rifle, shotgun or firearm based on a conviction for a felony or a  seri-
ous  offense,  shall  store  or  otherwise  leave such rifle, shotgun or
firearm out of his or her immediate possession or control without having
first securely locked such rifle, shotgun or firearm in  an  appropriate
safe  storage  depository or rendered it incapable of being fired by use
of a gun locking device appropriate to that weapon. For purposes of this
section "safe storage depository" shall mean  a  safe  or  other  secure
container  which,  when locked, is incapable of being opened without the
key, combination or other unlocking mechanism and is capable of prevent-
ing an unauthorized person from obtaining access to  and  possession  of
the  weapon  contained therein.  Nothing in this section shall be deemed
to affect, impair or supersede any special or local act relating to  the
safe  storage  of  rifles,  shotguns or firearms which impose additional

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

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