assembly Bill A6198B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns

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Current Bill Status Via S5000 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 06, 2021 signed chap.236
delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.370
substituted for a6198b
Jun 08, 2021 substituted by s5000b
May 13, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.370
May 12, 2021 reported
May 07, 2021 print number 6198b
May 07, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Apr 28, 2021 print number 6198a
Apr 28, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
Mar 10, 2021 referred to codes

A6198 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5000
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.17, Pen L

A6198 - Summary

Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.

A6198 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6198
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Codes
 
 AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the purchase and disposal
   of firearms, rifles and shotguns; and to amend the executive  law,  in
   relation  to  the  reporting  of  firearms  seized or recovered by law
   enforcement

   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.
   A person is guilty of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon when:
   1. Knowing that he or she is  prohibited  by  law  from  possessing  a
 firearm,  rifle  or  shotgun because of a prior conviction or because of
 some other disability which  would  render  him  or  her  ineligible  to
 lawfully  possess  a  firearm,  rifle or shotgun in this state, OR HE OR
 SHE, WITH KNOWLEDGE THAT HE OR SHE IS  THE  SUBJECT  OF  AN  OUTSTANDING
 WARRANT  OF  ARREST  ISSUED  UPON  THE ALLEGED COMMISSION OF A FELONY OR
 SERIOUS OFFENSE, such person purchases OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRES a  firearm,
 rifle or shotgun from another person; or
   2.  Knowing  that it would be unlawful for another person to possess a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun, OR KNOWING THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS THE SUBJECT
 OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED UPON THE  ALLEGED  COMMISSION
 OF  A  FELONY  OR  SERIOUS  OFFENSE,  he  or  she purchases OR OTHERWISE
 ACQUIRES a firearm, rifle or shotgun 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 because of a prior conviction  or  because  of
 some  other  disability  which  would  render  him  or her ineligible to
 lawfully possess a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state,  OR  KNOWING
 THAT  ANOTHER  PERSON IS THE SUBJECT OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A6198A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5000
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.17, Pen L

A6198A - Summary

Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.

A6198A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6198--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the purchase and  disposal
   of  firearms,  rifles and shotguns; and to amend the executive law, in
   relation to the reporting of  firearms  seized  or  recovered  by  law
   enforcement
 
   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.
   A person is guilty of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon when:
   1.  Knowing  that  he  or  she  is prohibited by law from possessing a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun because of a prior conviction  or  because  of
 some  other  disability  which  would  render  him  or her ineligible to
 lawfully possess a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state,  OR  KNOWING
 THAT HE OR SHE IS THE SUBJECT OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED
 UPON  THE ALLEGED COMMISSION OF A FELONY OR SERIOUS OFFENSE, such person
 purchases OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRES a firearm, rifle or shotgun from another
 person; or
   2. Knowing that it would be unlawful for another person to  possess  a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun, OR KNOWING THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS THE SUBJECT
 OF  AN  OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED UPON THE ALLEGED COMMISSION
 OF A FELONY OR  SERIOUS  OFFENSE,  he  or  she  purchases  OR  OTHERWISE
 ACQUIRES  a  firearm, rifle or shotgun 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 because of a prior conviction or because of
 some other disability which  would  render  him  or  her  ineligible  to
 lawfully  possess  a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state, OR KNOWING
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A6198B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5000
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.17, Pen L

A6198B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.

A6198B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6198--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from  said
   committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommit-
   ted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the purchase and  disposal
   of firearms, rifles and shotguns
 
   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.
   A person is guilty of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon when:
   1.  Knowing  that  he  or  she  is prohibited by law from possessing a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun because of a prior conviction  or  because  of
 some  other  disability  which  would  render  him  or her ineligible to
 lawfully possess a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state,  OR  KNOWING
 THAT HE OR SHE IS THE SUBJECT OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED
 UPON  THE ALLEGED COMMISSION OF A FELONY OR SERIOUS OFFENSE, such person
 purchases OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRES a firearm, rifle or shotgun from another
 person; or
   2. Knowing that it would be unlawful for another person to  possess  a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun, OR KNOWING THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS THE SUBJECT
 OF  AN  OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED UPON THE ALLEGED COMMISSION
 OF A FELONY OR  SERIOUS  OFFENSE,  he  or  she  purchases  OR  OTHERWISE
 ACQUIRES  a  firearm, rifle or shotgun 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 because of a prior conviction or because of
 some other disability which  would  render  him  or  her  ineligible  to
 lawfully  possess  a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state, OR KNOWING
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.