assembly Bill A7926

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition

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Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.635
rules report cal.635
reported
Jun 07, 2021 reported referred to rules
Jun 01, 2021 referred to codes

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A7926 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4116
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00, 265.10 & 265.15, add §§265.38 & 265.39, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6468, S6005
2011-2012: A1157, S675
2013-2014: A3244, S68
2015-2016: A6192, S1113
2017-2018: A5826, S470
2019-2020: A1251, S2277

A7926 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement; provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a certification from the manufacturer.

A7926 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7926
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT
   to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring semiautomatic pistols
 manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in  this  state  to  be
 capable of microstamping ammunition

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended  by  adding  two
 new subdivisions 32 and 33 to read as follows:
   32.  "MICROSTAMP-READY",  WHEN  USED WITH REFERENCE TO A SEMIAUTOMATIC
 PISTOL, MEANS THAT SUCH PISTOL  IS  MANUFACTURED  TO  PRODUCE  A  UNIQUE
 ALPHA-NUMERIC  OR  GEOMETRIC  CODE  ON  AT  LEAST  ONE  LOCATION ON EACH
 EXPENDED CARTRIDGE CASE THAT IDENTIFIES  THE  MAKE,  MODEL,  AND  SERIAL
 NUMBER OF THE PISTOL.
   33.  "MICROSTAMPING  COMPONENT OR MECHANISM", WHEN USED WITH REFERENCE
 TO A SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL, MEANS A COMPONENT OR MECHANISM OF SUCH PISTOL
 DESIGNED AND INTENDED TO PRODUCE A  UNIQUE  ALPHA-NUMERIC  OR  GEOMETRIC
 CODE ON AN EXPENDED CARTRIDGE THAT IDENTIFIES THE MAKE, MODEL, AND SERI-
 AL NUMBER OF THE PISTOL.
   §  2.  Subdivision 6 of section 265.10 of the penal law, as amended by
 chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   6. (A) Any person who wilfully defaces any machine-gun, large capacity
 ammunition feeding device or firearm, INCLUDING DEFACING A MICROSTAMPING
 COMPONENT OR MECHANISM OF A SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL, is guilty of a class D
 felony.
   (B) ANY DEALER IN FIREARMS LICENSED UNDER SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAP-
 TER WHO SELLS, OFFERS FOR SALE, EXCHANGES, GIVES, TRANSFERS OR  DELIVERS
 A  SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL, KNOWING THAT A MICROSTAMPING COMPONENT OR MECH-
 ANISM OF SUCH PISTOL HAS BEEN DEFACED, IS GUILTY OF A CLASS A  MISDEMEA-
 NOR.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, DEFACING A SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.