|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 22, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 21, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 20, 2019||1st report cal.810|
|Mar 04, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S4202
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4202 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4202 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4202 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to prohib- iting the manufacture, transport or shipment of undetectable knives and prohibiting the possession of such knives PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit the manufacture, transportation, shipment and possession of an undetectable knife as defined. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends § 265.00 of the penal law to add a new subdivision 5-d "Undetectable knife" which is defined as a knife or other instrument that does not utilize materials that are detectable by a metal detector or magnetometer at standard calibrations. Additionally it further defines that the "undetectable knife" is capable of ready use as a stab- bing or cutting weapon and was commercially manufactured as a weapon
S4202 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4202 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- 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 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, chuka stick, sandbag, sandclub or slungshot is guilty of a class A misdemeanor. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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