assembly Bill A6522

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of disguised gun to include certain guns that are designed and intended to appear to be a toy gun

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Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1714
substituted for s7152
Jun 08, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 07, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.454
rules report cal.454
reported
May 19, 2021 reported referred to rules
Mar 19, 2021 referred to codes

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A6522 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7152
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.10, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5078
2011-2012: A1014
2013-2014: A3485
2015-2016: A3413, S4169
2017-2018: A3606, S4006
2019-2020: A6947, S5261

A6522 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of a "disguised gun" to include a weapon or device capable of being concealed on a person from which a shot can be discharged through the energy of an explosive which is designed and intended to appear to be a toy gun.

A6522 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6522
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. STERN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal  law,  in  relation  to  redefining  the  term
   "disguised  gun"  to include any rifle, pistol, shotgun or machine-gun
   resembling a toy gun and prohibiting the  possession,  manufacture  or
   design thereof

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 20 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as added
 by chapter 378 of the laws of 1998, is amended to read as follows:
   20. "Disguised gun" means  any  weapon  or  device  capable  of  being
 concealed  on the person from which a shot can be discharged through the
 energy of an explosive and is designed and  intended  to  appear  to  be
 EITHER;  (A)  something  other  than  a gun; OR (B) A TOY GUN THAT SHALL
 INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY RIFLE, PISTOL, SHOTGUN  OR  MACHINE-
 GUN DISPLAYING A COLOR FINISH OTHER THAN THE ORIGINAL MANUFACTURE COLOR,
 A  DECORATIVE  PATTERN  OR PLASTIC LIKE SURFACE; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT
 ANY RIFLE OR SHOTGUN DISPLAYING A CAMOUFLAGE  COLOR  FINISH  OR  PATTERN
 THAT  IS INTENDED FOR HUNTING, AS DEFINED BY ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE ENVI-
 RONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW, SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED  A  "DISGUISED  GUN"
 FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. Section 265.10 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
 vision 8 to read as follows:
   8.  ANY  PERSON,  DEALER,  FIRM, PARTNERSHIP OR CORPORATION WHO INTEN-
 TIONALLY DESIGNS OR TRANSFORMS A RIFLE, PISTOL, SHOTGUN  OR  MACHINE-GUN
 TO  RESEMBLE  A  TOY  GUN  BY EITHER ALTERING OR CONCEALING THE ORIGINAL
 COLOR OR SURFACE OF THE GUN WITH THE PURPOSE OF SELLING SUCH  WEAPON  IS
 GUILTY OF A CLASS D FELONY.
   § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08969-01-1