|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 06, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6360
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6360 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6360 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides for an exception to firearm storage requirements related to persons less than sixteen years old when such person less than sixteen years old is at a shooting range under immediate supervision, or when such person less than sixteen years old is the holder of a hunting license or permit.
S6360 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6360 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to storage of firearms PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to clarify certain authorized situations in which an individual is not violating the requirement to safely store firearms, rifles and shotguns in the presence of a child. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of this bill makes a clarifying amendment to Penal Law § 265.45 (Failure to safely store rifles, shotguns, and firearms in the first degree). Section two of this bill makes a clarifying amendment to Penal Law § 265.50 (Failure to safely store rifles, shotguns, and firearms in the second degree).
S6360 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6360 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 6, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to storage of firearms THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 265.45 of the penal law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2019, amending the penal law and the general business law relating to storage of firearms, as proposed in legislative bill numbers S. 2450-A and A. 2686-A, is amended to read as follows: § 265.45 Failure to safely store rifles, shotguns, and firearms in the first degree. No person who owns or is custodian of a rifle, shotgun or firearm who resides with an individual who: (i) is under sixteen years of age; (ii) such person knows or has reason to know is prohibited from possessing a rifle, shotgun or firearm pursuant to a temporary or final extreme risk protection order issued under article sixty-three-A of the civil prac- tice law and rules or 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) (1), (4), (8) or (9); or (iii) such person knows or has reason to know is prohibited from possessing a rifle, shotgun or firearm based on a conviction for a felony or a seri- ous offense, shall store or otherwise leave such rifle, shotgun or firearm out of his or her immediate possession or control without having first securely locked such rifle, shotgun or firearm in an appropriate safe storage depository or rendered it incapable of being fired by use of a gun locking device appropriate to that weapon. For purposes of this section "safe storage depository" shall mean a safe or other secure container which, when locked, is incapable of being opened without the key, combination or other unlocking mechanism and is capable of prevent- ing an unauthorized person from obtaining access to and possession of the weapon contained therein. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede any special or local act relating to the safe storage of rifles, shotguns or firearms which impose additional EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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