senate Bill S7299

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to adding ammunition to the list of prohibited items to purchase or dispose of after certain convictions

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Jan 16, 2020 referred to codes

S7299 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8575
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.17, Pen L

S7299 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to adding ammunition to the list of prohibited items to purchase or dispose of after certain convictions.

S7299 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7299 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7299

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 adding ammunition  to  the
  list  of  prohibited  items  to  purchase  or dispose of after certain
  convictions

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

  Section 1. Section 265.17 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1 of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
§ 265.17 Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon OR AMMUNITION.
  A  person  is  guilty  of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon OR
AMMUNITION when:
  1. Knowing that he or she is  prohibited  by  law  from  possessing  a
firearm, rifle [or], shotgun OR AMMUNITION because of a prior conviction
or because of some other disability which would render him or her ineli-
gible  to  lawfully possess a firearm, rifle [or], shotgun OR AMMUNITION
in this state, such person purchases a firearm, rifle [or],  shotgun  OR
AMMUNITION from another person; or
  2.  Knowing  that it would be unlawful for another person to possess a
firearm, rifle [or], shotgun  OR  AMMUNITION,  he  or  she  purchases  a
firearm, rifle [or], shotgun OR AMMUNITION for, on behalf of, or for the
use of such other person; or
  3.  Knowing that another person is prohibited by law from possessing a
firearm, rifle [or], shotgun OR AMMUNITION because of a prior conviction
or because of some other disability which would render him or her ineli-
gible to lawfully possess a firearm, rifle [or], shotgun  OR  AMMUNITION
in  this  state,  a person disposes of a firearm, rifle [or], shotgun OR
AMMUNITION to such other person.
  Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon OR AMMUNITION is a  class  D
felony.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13646-01-9

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