senate Bill S7308

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Adds components sold with instructions to combine such components to create combustion or detonation to the definition of explosives; repealer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2020 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.200
Jan 17, 2020 referred to rules

S7308 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §465, amd §451, Lab L (as proposed in S.1456 & A.4452)

S7308 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Adds components sold with instructions to combine such components to create combustion or detonation to the definition of "explosives".

S7308 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7308 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2020

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  adding  components  sold
  with  instructions  to combine such components to create combustion or
  detonation to the definition of "explosives"; and  to  repeal  certain
  provisions of such law relating thereto


  Section 1. Section 465 of the labor law, as added by a chapter of  the
laws  of  2019  amending the labor law relating to licenses to purchase,
use, or store  certain  compounds,  as  proposed  in  legislative  bills
numbers S.1456 and A.4452, is REPEALED.
  §  2.  Subdivision  1  of  section 451 of the labor law, as amended by
section 2 of part CC of chapter 57 of the laws of 2009,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  "Explosives"  means  gunpowder,  powders  used  for blasting, high
explosives, blasting materials, detonating fuses, detonators,  pyrotech-
nics  and  other detonating agents, fireworks and dangerous fireworks as
defined in section 270.00 of the penal law,  smokeless  powder  and  any
chemical compound or any mechanical mixture containing any oxidizing and
combustible units, or other ingredients in such proportions, quantities,
or  packing  that  ignition by fire, friction, concussion, percussion or
detonation of any part thereof may cause and is  intended  to  cause  an
explosion,  but  shall  not include gasoline, kerosene, naphtha, turpen-
tine, benzine, acetone, ethyl  ether,  benzol  or  quantities  of  black
powder  not  exceeding five pounds for use in firing of antique firearms
or artifacts or replicas thereof. Fixed ammunition and primers for small
arms, pyrotechnic devices which are designed  for  and  being  used  for
legitimate  wildlife  management  or  controls, safety fuses and matches
shall not be deemed to be explosives when, as  provided  by  regulation,
the  individual  units  contain  any  of the above-mentioned articles or
substances in such limited quantity, of such nature and so  packed  that
it  is impossible to produce an explosion of such units to the injury of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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