senate Bill S6649

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates the offense of operating as a major firearms trafficker

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Aug 14, 2019 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

S6649 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A674
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §265.46, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7470, A10173
2017-2018: S4385, A360

S6649 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the class A-I felony of operating as a major firearms trafficker.

S6649 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6649 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6649
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 14, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. JACKSON -- 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 creating  the  offense  of
   operating as a major firearms trafficker
 
   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 OPERATING AS A MAJOR FIREARMS TRAFFICKER.
   A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF OPERATING AS A MAJOR FIREARMS TRAFFICKER WHEN
 SUCH PERSON:
   (1) UNLAWFULLY SELLS, EXCHANGES,  GIVES  OR  DISPOSES  OF  TO  ANOTHER
 PERSON  OR PERSONS A TOTAL OF TWENTY OR MORE FIREARMS IN A PERIOD OF NOT
 MORE THAN ONE YEAR; OR
   (2) UNLAWFULLY POSSESSES WITH INTENT TO SELL TWENTY OR MORE FIREARMS.
   OPERATING AS A MAJOR FIREARMS TRAFFICKER IS A CLASS A-I FELONY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03708-01-9


Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.