|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S314
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S314 (ACTIVE) - Details
S314 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S314 SPONSOR: PERSAUD TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the sale of ammunition for assault weapons PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would limit the sale of ammunition designed for use in assault weapons to twice the capacity of such weapon(s) to those authorized to possess said weapon(s) within a one hundred twenty day period. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: New York Penal Law Section 270.00 subdivision (4) prohibits dealers in firearms from selling ammunition designed for use in an assault weapon in quantities exceeding twice the capacity of such weapons within a one hundred twenty day period.
S314 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 314 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERSAUD -- 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 the sale of ammunition for assault weapons THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 270.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 180 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: 4. Sales of ammunition not prohibited. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to prevent, or interfere in any way with, the sale of ammunition for revolvers or pistols of any kind, or for rifles, shot guns, or other arms, belonging or which may belong to any persons whether as sporting or hunting weapons or for the purpose of protection to them in their homes, or, as they may go abroad; and manufacturers are authorized to continue to manufacture, and wholesalers and dealers to continue to deal in and freely to sell ammunition to all such persons for such purposes. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THE SALE OF AMMUNITION FOR ASSAULT WEAPONS, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION TWENTY-TWO OF SECTION 265.00 OF THIS TITLE, SHALL BE LIMITED TO TWO TIMES THE CAPACITY OF AN AUTHORIZED WEAP- ON OVER A ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAY PERIOD. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVI- SION, "AUTHORIZED WEAPON" SHALL MEAN A WEAPON REGISTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION SIXTEEN-A OF SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAPTER. NOTWITH- STANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL CONSTITUTE 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. LBD03620-01-1
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