|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 24, 2019||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S2415
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2415 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2415 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2415 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to including attachments to electronic devices within the meaning of the term "imitation weapon" PURPOSE: To clarify that cellular device cases modeled in the form of a firearm are banned for sale and possession in the New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends subdivision 2 of section 871 of the General Business law, expanding the definition of an "imitation weapon" to include an attachment to an electronic device. Section two sets the effective date.
S2415 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2415 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 24, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to including attachments to electronic devices within the meaning of the term "imitation weapon" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 871 of the general business law, as added by chapter 475 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows: 2. "Imitation weapon" means any device or object made of plastic, wood, metal or any other material which substantially duplicates or can reasonably be perceived to be an actual firearm, air rifle, pellet gun, or "B-B" gun, INCLUDING AN ATTACHMENT TO AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE; unless such imitation weapon (a) is colored other than black, blue, silver or aluminum, (b) is marked with a non-removable orange stripe which is at least one inch in width and runs the entire length of the barrel on each side and the front end of the barrel, and (c) has a barrel at least one inch in diameter that is closed for a distance of not less than one-half inch from the front-end of its barrel with the same material of which the imitation weapon is made. "Imitation weapon" does not include any nonfiring replica of an antique firearm, the original of which was designed, manufactured and produced prior to eighteen hundred ninety- eight. § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00692-01-9
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