assembly Bill A4816

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment or possession of an undetectable knife

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Current Bill Status Via S4202 - Signed by Governor


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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 06, 2019 signed chap.146
Aug 05, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.79
substituted for a4816
Jun 20, 2019 substituted by s4202
Jun 05, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.79
rules report cal.79
reported
Jun 04, 2019 reported referred to rules
Feb 05, 2019 referred to codes

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A4816 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4202
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.01 & 265.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10036
2011-2012: A3622
2013-2014: A2092, S4784
2015-2016: A4697, S3455
2017-2018: A3729, S8475

A4816 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the manufacture, transport, shipment or possession of an undetectable knife.

A4816 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4816

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  COLTON,  WEPRIN,  ZEBROWSKI, JAFFEE, LAVINE,
  M. G. MILLER, ARROYO, McDONOUGH, BLAKE, LAWRENCE,  ABINANTI,  DICKENS,
  D'URSO,  GOTTFRIED,  MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK,
  RIVERA, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting  the  manufac-
  ture, transport or shipment of undetectable knives and prohibiting the
  possession of such knives

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

  Section 1. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 5-d to read as follows:
  5-D.  "UNDETECTABLE  KNIFE" MEANS ANY KNIFE OR OTHER INSTRUMENT, WHICH
DOES NOT UTILIZE MATERIALS THAT ARE DETECTABLE BY A  METAL  DETECTOR  OR
MAGNETOMETER  WHEN  SET  AT  A  STANDARD CALIBRATION, THAT IS CAPABLE OF
READY USE AS A STABBING OR CUTTING WEAPON AND WAS COMMERCIALLY  MANUFAC-
TURED TO BE USED AS A WEAPON.
  §  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 265.01 of the penal law, as amended by
chapter 269 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (2) He or she possesses any dagger, dangerous  knife,  dirk,  machete,
razor,  stiletto,  imitation  pistol,  UNDETECTABLE  KNIFE  or any other
dangerous or deadly instrument or weapon with intent  to  use  the  same
unlawfully against another; or
  §  3.  Subdivisions  1  and  2  of section 265.10 of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 257 of the laws of  2008,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Any  person  who  manufactures  or  causes  to be manufactured any
machine-gun, assault weapon, large capacity ammunition feeding device or
disguised gun is guilty of a class D felony. Any person who manufactures
or causes to be manufactured any switchblade knife, gravity knife, pilum
ballistic  knife,  metal  knuckle  knife,  UNDETECTABLE  KNIFE,   billy,
blackjack,  bludgeon,  plastic  knuckles,  metal knuckles, Kung Fu star,

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

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