assembly Bill A2556

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Jan 19, 2021 referred to codes

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A2556 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §265.60, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8350
2017-2018: A2725
2019-2020: A2492

A2556 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number.

A2556 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2556
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. LAVINE, SIMON, GRIFFIN -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M. of A. GALEF -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation  to  requiring  all  firearms
   manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an iden-
   tifying serial number

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.60  to
 read as follows:
 § 265.60 FAILURE TO IDENTIFY A FIREARM.
   (1)  FIREARMS  MANUFACTURED,  CRAFTED,  ASSEMBLED  OR BUILT BY PRIVATE
 INDIVIDUALS SHALL HAVE AN IDENTIFYING SERIAL  NUMBER  ENGRAVED,  CASTED,
 STAMPED  (IMPRESSING), OR OTHERWISE CONSPICUOUSLY PLACED ON THE FRAME OR
 RECEIVER OF THE FIREARM. THE SERIAL NUMBER MUST BE PLACED  IN  A  MANNER
 NOT  SUSCEPTIBLE  OF BEING READILY OBLITERATED, ALTERED, OR REMOVED, AND
 MUST NOT DUPLICATE ANY SERIAL NUMBER PLACED BY  THE  INDIVIDUAL  ON  ANY
 OTHER FIREARM.
   (2)  THE  INDIVIDUAL  SHALL  SUBMIT THE FIREARM'S SERIAL NUMBER TO THE
 DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES WITH THE FIREARM'S  SIZE  AND  A
 PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FIREARM.
   FAILURE TO IDENTIFY A FIREARM IS A CLASS C FELONY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06603-01-1