senate Bill S6716

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to unfinished frames and receivers

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 13, 2019 referred to rules

Sponsor's Position

All gun owners in New York should pass a background check, and all guns should be registered with a serial number. Period.

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S6716 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8650
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.20 & 265.01, add §265.07, Pen L

S6716 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to unfinished frames and receivers; establishes the crime of criminal sale of an unfinished frame or receiver.

S6716 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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