assembly Bill A1755

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Allows security guards licensed as armed security guards to possess high capacity magazines

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Jul 17, 2020 held for consideration in codes
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jan 17, 2019 referred to codes

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A1755 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.20, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10260
2013-2014: A3304
2015-2016: A1896
2017-2018: A1466

A1755 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows security guards licensed as armed security guards and licensed private investigators to possess high capacity magazines.

A1755 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  1755

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 17, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CROUCH, BARCLAY, FINCH, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to exemptions for  possession
  of firearms and other dangerous weapons

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

  Section 1. Subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 17 to read as follows:
  17. POSSESSION OF A  LARGE  CAPACITY  AMMUNITION  FEEDING  DEVICE,  AS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION TWENTY-THREE OF SECTION 265.00 OF THIS ARTICLE,
BY LICENSED PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS REGISTERED UNDER ARTICLE SEVEN OF  THE
GENERAL BUSINESS LAW, ARMED SECURITY GUARDS LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE
SEVEN-A  OF  THE  GENERAL  BUSINESS  LAW  OR ARMORED CAR GUARDS LICENSED
PURSUANT TO ARTICLE EIGHT-C OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW  WHO  POSSESS  A
VALID PISTOL LICENSE PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER AND HAVE
SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETED  THE  FORTY-SEVEN  HOUR FIREARMS TRAINING COURSE
SPECIFIED IN SECTION EIGHTY-NINE-N OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW WHILE  IN
THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES.
  §  2.    Section  265.20  of  the penal law is amended by adding a new
subdivision f to read as follows:
  F. SECTION 265.01 OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL NOT APPLY TO POSSESSION  OF  A
TRUNCHEON, BATON, BLUDGEON, BILLY CLUB, BLACKJACK, OR SIMILAR TYPE WEAP-
ON BY A LICENSED PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR, A LICENSED ARMED SECURITY OFFICER
OR  ARMORED  CAR GUARD.  SUCH OFFICER OR GUARD SHALL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE
APPROPRIATE TRAINING, AS THE SUPERINTENDENT OF STATE  POLICE,  BY  REGU-
LATION,  MAY  PRESCRIBE,  IN  THE  USE OF SUCH WEAPON, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO THE DEFENSIVE USE OF SUCH WEAPON AND INSTRUCTION IN THE LEGAL
USE OF DEADLY PHYSICAL FORCE PURSUANT TO  ARTICLE  THIRTY-FIVE  OF  THIS
CHAPTER.  THE  POSSESSION  OF  SUCH WEAPON SHALL ONLY BE PERMITTED UNDER
THIS SECTION WHEN SUCH OFFICER OR GUARD IS ENGAGED IN HIS OR HER  LAWFUL
DUTIES  RELATED  TO  EMPLOYMENT  AS A LICENSED ARMED SECURITY OFFICER OR

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