senate Bill S2415

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes attachments to electronic devices within the meaning of the term "imitation weapon"

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Jan 22, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 21, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 15, 2020 1st report cal.192
Jan 08, 2020 referred to consumer protection
Jan 24, 2019 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jan 15, 2020 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2415
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

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aye wr (1)

S2415 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A153
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §871, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8337
2017-2018: A8735
2021-2022: S51

S2415 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes attachments to electronic devices within the meaning of the term "imitation weapon".

S2415 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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