assembly Bill A7926A

Signed By Governor
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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2022 signed chap.205
Jun 03, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1849
substituted for s4116a
Jun 01, 2022 referred to codes
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 27, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 7926a
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.280
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 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4116
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.10, add §265.38, Pen L; add §837-w, Exec 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 - Summary

Requires semiautomatic pistols sold in this state be verified as a microstamping-enabled pistol; establishes fines for violations of this requirement; requires the division of criminal justice services to certify the viability of microstamping-enabled pistols.

A7926 - 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.

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A7926A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4116
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.10, add §265.38, Pen L; add §837-w, Exec 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

A7926A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires semiautomatic pistols sold in this state be verified as a microstamping-enabled pistol; establishes fines for violations of this requirement; requires the division of criminal justice services to certify the viability of microstamping-enabled pistols.

A7926A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7926--A
                                                         Cal. No. 280
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. L. ROSENTHAL, MEEKS, SIMON, EPSTEIN, ZINERMAN,
   GALEF, FERNANDEZ, BURGOS, GOTTFRIED, STECK, SEAWRIGHT,  NIOU  --  read
   once  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Codes -- ordered to a third
   reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  on  the
   order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the penal law, in relation to requiring semiautomatic
   pistols sold in this state  be  verified  as  a  microstamping-enabled
   pistol;  and  to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring the
   division of criminal justice services  to  certify  the  viability  of
   microstamping-enabled pistols
 
   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  three
 new subdivisions 33, 34 and 35 to read as follows:
   33.  "MICROSTAMP"  MEANS  A UNIQUE ALPHANUMERIC OR GEOMETRIC CODE THAT
 IDENTIFIES THE MAKE, MODEL, AND SERIAL NUMBER OF A FIREARM.
   34. "MICROSTAMPING COMPONENT" MEANS A COMPONENT PART OF  A  SEMI-AUTO-
 MATIC  PISTOL THAT WILL PRODUCE A MICROSTAMP ON AT LEAST ONE LOCATION OF
 THE EXPENDED CARTRIDGE CASE EACH TIME THE PISTOL IS FIRED.
   35. "MICROSTAMPING-ENABLED PISTOL" MEANS ANY SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL THAT
 CONTAINS A MICROSTAMPING COMPONENT.
   § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a  new  section  837-w  to
 read as follows:
   § 837-W. TECHNOLOGICAL VIABILITY OF MICROSTAMPING-ENABLED FIREARMS. 1.
 AS  USED  IN THIS SECTION, THE TERMS "MICROSTAMPING-ENABLED PISTOLS" AND
 "MICROSTAMPING COMPONENTS" SHALL HAVE THE SAME  MEANING  AS  DEFINED  IN
 ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE OF THE PENAL LAW.
   2.  THE DIVISION OR A DESIGNEE SHALL WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF
 THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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