senate Bill S7762

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act" in relation to unfinished frames or receivers

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1016
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Feb 14, 2020 referred to codes

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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S7762 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9945
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.02, add §§265.63, 265.64 & 265.65, Pen L

S7762 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act"; relates to unfinished frames or receivers; establishes the crimes of criminal sale of an unfinished frame or receiver in the first, second and third degrees as class C, D and E felonies, respectively.

S7762 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7762 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7762

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KAPLAN, HOYLMAN -- 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  enacting  the  "Scott  J.
  Beigel  unfinished  receiver  act" in relation to unfinished frames or
  receivers

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Scott J.
Beigel unfinished receiver act".
  § 2. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
vision 32 to read as follows:
  32. "UNFINISHED FRAME OR RECEIVER" MEANS A PIECE OF ANY MATERIAL  THAT
DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE FRAME OR RECEIVER OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN
BUT  THAT HAS BEEN SHAPED OR FORMED IN ANY WAY FOR THE PURPOSE OF BECOM-
ING THE FRAME OR RECEIVER OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, AND WHICH  MAY
READILY  BE  MADE  INTO  A FUNCTIONAL FRAME OR RECEIVER THROUGH MILLING,
DRILLING OR OTHER MEANS. THE TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE A PIECE OF  MATERIAL
THAT  HAS HAD ITS SIZE OR EXTERNAL SHAPE ALTERED TO FACILITATE TRANSPOR-
TATION OR STORAGE OR HAS HAD ITS CHEMICAL COMPOSITION ALTERED.
  § 3. Section 265.02 of the penal law is  amended  by  adding  two  new
subdivisions 12 and 13 to read as follows:
  (12)  SUCH  PERSON IS NOT A GUNSMITH DULY LICENSED PURSUANT TO SECTION
400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER AND POSSESSES AN UNFINISHED FRAME OR RECEIVER; OR
  (13) SUCH PERSON POSSESSES A MAJOR COMPONENT OF A FIREARM,  RIFLE,  OR
SHOTGUN AND SUCH PERSON IS PROHIBITED FROM POSSESSING A SHOTGUN OR RIFLE
PURSUANT TO:
  (I) THIS ARTICLE;
  (II)  SUBSECTION  (G)  OF SECTION 922 OF TITLE 18 OF THE UNITED STATES
CODE; OR
  (III) A TEMPORARY OR FINAL EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER ISSUED  UNDER
ARTICLE SIXTY-THREE-A OF THE CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES.
  §  4.  The  penal  law is amended by adding three new sections 265.63,
265.64 and 265.65 to read as follows:
§ 265.63 CRIMINAL SALE OF AN UNFINISHED FRAME OR RECEIVER IN  THE  THIRD
           DEGREE.
  1.  EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, A

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