|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to codes|
|Sep 13, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6716
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
All gun owners in New York should pass a background check, and all guns should be registered with a serial number. Period.
S6716 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6716 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6716 REVISED 09/17/19 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to unfin- ished frames and receivers PURPOSE: This legislation would prohibit the possession of unfinished receivers by anyone other than a gunsmith. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the definition of gunsmith as found in Subdivision 8 of section 265.00 of the penal law to include additional language related to the assembling, manufacturing, fabricating, building, or fitting together the component parts of a firearm, rifle or shotgun. Section 2 Amends the opening paragraph of subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law to include a new section of law to be covered by this section as created under this legislation.
S6716 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6716 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E September 13, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- 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 unfinished frames and receivers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: 8. "Gunsmith" means any person, firm, partnership, corporation or company who engages in the business of repairing, altering, assembling, manufacturing, cleaning, polishing, engraving or trueing, or who performs any mechanical operation on, any firearm, large capacity ammu- nition feeding device or machine-gun AND SHALL ALSO INCLUDE ASSEMBLING, MANUFACTURING, FABRICATING, BUILDING, OR FITTING TOGETHER THE COMPONENT PARTS OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN IS INTENDED FOR PERSONAL USE, COMMERCIAL SALE, OR ANY OTHER PURPOSE. § 2. The opening paragraph of subdivision a of section 265.20 of the penal law, as separately amended by chapters 130 and 134 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: Paragraph (h) of subdivision twenty-two of section 265.00 and sections 265.01, 265.01-a, subdivision one of section 265.01-b, 265.01-c, 265.02, 265.03, 265.04, 265.05, 265.07, 265.10, 265.11, 265.12, 265.13, 265.15, 265.36, 265.37 and 270.05 shall not apply to: § 3. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi- vision 31 to read as follows: 31. "UNFINISHED FRAME OR RECEIVER" MEANS A FRAME OR RECEIVER OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN WHOSE FIRE-CONTROL CAVITY IS COMPLETELY SOLID AND UN-MACHINED, AND WHICH MAY READILY BE MADE INTO A FUNCTIONAL FRAME OR RECEIVER THROUGH MILLING, DRILLING OR OTHER MEANS AND INCLUDES ANY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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