Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020
referred to codes
|Feb 06, 2019
referred to codes
Senate Bill S3423
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S3423 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S3423 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3423 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to estab- lishing the crime of criminal sale of a gravity knife SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF BILL: This would add a new Section 265.46 to the Penal Law making the criminal sale of a gravity knife a class A misdemeanor. JUSTIFICATION: This would make the criminal sale of a gravity knife a class A misdemea- nor. As individuals are being arrested and criminally charged for carry- ing gravity knives -- even when doing so innocuously -- the sale of gravity knives should also be a crime. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2019-S3423 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3423 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 6, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to establishing the crime of criminal sale of a gravity knife THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.46 to read as follows: § 265.46 CRIMINAL SALE OF A GRAVITY KNIFE. A PERSON IS GUILTY OF CRIMINAL SALE OF A GRAVITY KNIFE WHEN SUCH PERSON: (1) SELLS, EXCHANGES, GIVES OR DISPOSES OF A GRAVITY KNIFE TO ANOTHER PERSON; OR (2) POSSESSES A GRAVITY KNIFE WITH THE INTENT TO SELL IT. CRIMINAL SALE OF A GRAVITY KNIFE IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05995-01-9
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