assembly Bill A2666

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 19, 2021 referred to codes

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A2666 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S13
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.02, add §§265.63, 265.64 & 265.65, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9945, S7762

A2666 (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.

A2666 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2666
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. LAVINE, STERN, STECK, GRIFFIN, PAULIN, SIMON,
   RAMOS, DINOWITZ, BENEDETTO -- read once and referred 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 11 and 12 to read as follows:
   (11) SUCH PERSON IS NOT A GUNSMITH DULY LICENSED PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER AND POSSESSES AN UNFINISHED FRAME OR RECEIVER; OR
   (12)  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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03225-01-1