senate Bill S6150

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the possession of weapons by persons under the ages of seventeen and eighteen

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Apr 12, 2021 referred to codes

S6150 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.05 & 265.10, Pen L; amd §399-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8156
2019-2020: S670

S6150 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the possession of weapons by persons under the age of seventeen and eighteen.

S6150 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6150 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6150
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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 possession of  weapons  by
   certain persons; and to amend the general business law, in relation to
   making technical corrections thereto

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 265.05 of the penal law, as amended by  chapter  56
 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
 § 265.05 Unlawful  possession  of  weapons  by  persons  under [sixteen]
            SEVENTEEN.
   It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of [sixteen]  SEVEN-
 TEEN to possess any air-gun, spring-gun or other instrument or weapon in
 which the propelling force is a spring or air, or any gun or any instru-
 ment  or  weapon  in or upon which any loaded or blank cartridges may be
 used, or any loaded or blank cartridges or ammunition therefor,  or  any
 dangerous  knife;  provided  that  the possession of rifle or shotgun or
 ammunition therefor by the holder of a hunting license or permit  issued
 pursuant  to  article  eleven  of the environmental conservation law and
 used in accordance with said law shall not be governed by this section.
   A person who violates the provisions of this section shall be adjudged
 a juvenile delinquent.
   § 1-a. Section 265.05 of the penal law, as amended by section  one  of
 this act, is amended to read as follows:
 § 265.05 Unlawful  possession  of  weapons  by persons under [seventeen]
            EIGHTEEN.
   It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of [seventeen] EIGH-
 TEEN to possess any air-gun, spring-gun or other instrument or weapon in
 which the propelling force is a spring or air, or any gun or any instru-
 ment or weapon in or upon which any loaded or blank  cartridges  may  be
 used,  or  any loaded or blank cartridges or ammunition therefor, or any
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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