senate Bill S1922

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates the offense of operating as a major firearms trafficker

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
Jan 16, 2021 referred to codes

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S1922 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A659
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add §265.46, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7470, A10173
2017-2018: S4385, A360
2019-2020: S6649, A674

S1922 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the class A-I felony of operating as a major firearms trafficker.

S1922 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1922 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1922
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. JACKSON, BENJAMIN, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to creating  the  offense  of
   operating as a major firearms trafficker
 
   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 OPERATING AS A MAJOR FIREARMS TRAFFICKER.
   A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF OPERATING AS A MAJOR FIREARMS TRAFFICKER WHEN
 SUCH PERSON:
   (1) UNLAWFULLY SELLS, EXCHANGES,  GIVES  OR  DISPOSES  OF  TO  ANOTHER
 PERSON  OR PERSONS A TOTAL OF TWENTY OR MORE FIREARMS IN A PERIOD OF NOT
 MORE THAN ONE YEAR; OR
   (2) UNLAWFULLY POSSESSES WITH INTENT TO SELL TWENTY OR MORE FIREARMS.
   OPERATING AS A MAJOR FIREARMS TRAFFICKER IS A CLASS A-I FELONY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01891-01-1


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