senate Bill S1038

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the restriction of the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon; repealer

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Jan 10, 2019 referred to codes

S1038 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4067
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §270.00 sub 5, add §265.18, Pen L; add §845-c, Exec L

S1038 - Summary

Relates to the restriction of the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon; creates the no-gun database under the division of criminal justice services.

S1038 - Sponsor Memo

S1038 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1038

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law and the executive law, in relation to  the
  sale  of ammunition; and to repeal certain provisions of the penal law
  relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  270.00  of  the penal law is
REPEALED.
  § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.18  to  read
as follows:
§ 265.18 CRIMINAL SALE OF FIREARM AMMUNITION.
  A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF CRIMINAL SALE OF FIREARM AMMUNITION WHEN SUCH
PERSON SELLS ANY FIREARM AMMUNITION TO A PERSON NOT AUTHORIZED  PURSUANT
TO LAW TO POSSESS A FIREARM CAPABLE OF FIRING SUCH AMMUNITION.
  CRIMINAL SALE OF FIREARM AMMUNITION IS A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
  §  3.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 845-c to
read as follows:
  § 845-C. NO-GUN DATABASE. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN
A NO-GUN DATABASE WHICH SHALL CONTAIN THE NAMES, DATES OF BIRTH, AND ANY
OTHER IDENTIFYING INFORMATION THE  DIVISION  DEEMS  APPROPRIATE  OF  ANY
PERSONS NOT AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO LAW TO POSSESS A FIREARM.
  2.  THE  DIVISION  SHALL  ALLOW  FOR  ANY  PERSON SELLING A FIREARM OR
FIREARM AMMUNITION WITHIN THE STATE TO CHECK THE NO-GUN DATABASE FOR THE
BUYER OF SUCH FIREARM OR FIREARM AMMUNITION.
  § 4. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
the division of criminal justice services  shall  promulgate  rules  and
regulations  as  it  deems  necessary to effectuate the purposes of this
act, on or before such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00868-01-9

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