assembly Bill A9573

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of unlawful storage of a firearm leading to use in the commission of a crime

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Mar 16, 2022 referred to codes

A9573 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8164
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §265.46, Pen L

A9573 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the crime of unlawful storage of a firearm leading to use in the commission of a crime which is a class E felony.

A9573 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9573
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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 establishing the crime of
   unlawful storage of a firearm leading to use in the  commission  of  a
   crime
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.46  to
 read as follows:
 § 265.46 UNLAWFUL  STORAGE OF A FIREARM LEADING TO USE IN THE COMMISSION
            OF A CRIME.
   A PERSON IS GUILTY OF UNLAWFUL STORAGE OF A FIREARM LEADING TO USE  IN
 THE  COMMISSION  OF A CRIME WHEN A PERSON FAILS TO SAFELY STORE A RIFLE,
 SHOTGUN OR FIREARM AS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SECTION 265.45 OF THIS  ARTI-
 CLE,  AND  SUCH RIFLE, SHOTGUN OR FIREARM IS USED IN THE COMMISSION OF A
 CRIME BY ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL WHICH REASONABLY WOULD HAVE  BEEN  PREVENTED
 IF  SUCH RIFLE, SHOTGUN OR FIREARM WAS STORED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION
 265.45 OF THIS ARTICLE.
   UNLAWFUL STORAGE OF A FIREARM LEADING TO USE IN THE  COMMISSION  OF  A
 CRIME IS A CLASS E FELONY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13965-03-2