senate Bill S13

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act" in relation to unfinished frames or receivers

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

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All gun owners in New York should pass a background check, and all guns should be registered with a serial number. Period.

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S13 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2666
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.02, add §§265.63, 265.64 & 265.65, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7762, A9945

S13 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act"; relates to unfinished frames or receivers; establishes the crimes of criminal sale of an unfinished frame or receiver in the first, second and third degrees as class C, D and E felonies, respectively.

S13 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S13 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    13
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   Sens.   KAPLAN,  HOYLMAN,  BIAGGI,  BROOKS,  GAUGHRAN,
   GOUNARDES, KAVANAGH, LIU, MAY, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered print-
   ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  enacting  the  "Scott  J.
   Beigel  unfinished  receiver  act" in relation to unfinished frames or
   receivers
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Scott J.
 Beigel unfinished receiver act".
   § 2. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
 vision 32 to read as follows:
   32. "UNFINISHED FRAME OR RECEIVER" MEANS A PIECE OF ANY MATERIAL  THAT
 DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE FRAME OR RECEIVER OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN
 BUT  THAT HAS BEEN SHAPED OR FORMED IN ANY WAY FOR THE PURPOSE OF BECOM-
 ING THE FRAME OR RECEIVER OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, AND WHICH  MAY
 READILY  BE  MADE  INTO  A FUNCTIONAL FRAME OR RECEIVER THROUGH MILLING,
 DRILLING OR OTHER MEANS. THE TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE A PIECE OF  MATERIAL
 THAT  HAS HAD ITS SIZE OR EXTERNAL SHAPE ALTERED TO FACILITATE TRANSPOR-
 TATION OR STORAGE OR HAS HAD ITS CHEMICAL COMPOSITION ALTERED.
   § 3. Section 265.02 of the penal law is  amended  by  adding  two  new
 subdivisions 11 and 12 to read as follows:
   (11)  SUCH  PERSON IS NOT A GUNSMITH DULY LICENSED PURSUANT TO SECTION
 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER AND POSSESSES AN UNFINISHED FRAME OR RECEIVER; OR
   (12) SUCH PERSON POSSESSES A MAJOR COMPONENT OF A FIREARM,  RIFLE,  OR
 SHOTGUN AND SUCH PERSON IS PROHIBITED FROM POSSESSING A SHOTGUN OR RIFLE
 PURSUANT TO:
   (I) THIS ARTICLE;
   (II)  SUBSECTION  (G)  OF SECTION 922 OF TITLE 18 OF THE UNITED STATES
 CODE; OR

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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