senate Bill S2419

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jan 24, 2019 referred to codes

S2419 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2492
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §265.50, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8350
2017-2018: A2725

S2419 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number.

S2419 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2419 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2419

                       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 Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  requiring  all  firearms
  manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an iden-
  tifying serial number

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

  Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.50  to
read as follows:
§ 265.50 FAILURE TO IDENTIFY A FIREARM.
  (1)  FIREARMS  MANUFACTURED,  CRAFTED,  ASSEMBLED  OR BUILT BY PRIVATE
INDIVIDUALS SHALL HAVE AN IDENTIFYING SERIAL  NUMBER  ENGRAVED,  CASTED,
STAMPED  (IMPRESSING), OR OTHERWISE CONSPICUOUSLY PLACED ON THE FRAME OR
RECEIVER OF THE FIREARM. THE SERIAL NUMBER MUST BE PLACED  IN  A  MANNER
NOT  SUSCEPTIBLE  OF BEING READILY OBLITERATED, ALTERED, OR REMOVED, AND
MUST NOT DUPLICATE ANY SERIAL NUMBER PLACED BY  THE  INDIVIDUAL  ON  ANY
OTHER FIREARM.
  (2)  THE  INDIVIDUAL  SHALL  SUBMIT THE FIREARM'S SERIAL NUMBER TO THE
DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES WITH THE FIREARM'S  SIZE  AND  A
PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FIREARM.
  FAILURE TO IDENTIFY A FIREARM IS A CLASS C FELONY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04583-01-9

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