senate Bill S65

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Restricts the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon; repealer

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

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S65 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2175
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §270.00 sub 5, add §265.18, Pen L; add §845-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1038, A4067

S65 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restricts the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon; creates the no-gun database under the division of criminal justice services.

S65 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S65 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    65
 
                        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 and the executive law, in relation to  the
   sale  of ammunition; and to repeal certain provisions of the penal law
   relating thereto

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  270.00  of  the penal law is
 REPEALED.
   § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.18  to  read
 as follows:
 § 265.18 CRIMINAL SALE OF FIREARM AMMUNITION.
   A  PERSON  IS  GUILTY OF CRIMINAL SALE OF FIREARM AMMUNITION WHEN SUCH
 PERSON SELLS ANY FIREARM AMMUNITION TO A PERSON NOT AUTHORIZED  PURSUANT
 TO LAW TO POSSESS A FIREARM CAPABLE OF FIRING SUCH AMMUNITION.
   CRIMINAL SALE OF FIREARM AMMUNITION IS A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR.
   §  3.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 845-e to
 read as follows:
   § 845-E. NO-GUN DATABASE. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN
 A NO-GUN DATABASE WHICH SHALL CONTAIN THE NAMES, DATES OF BIRTH, AND ANY
 OTHER IDENTIFYING INFORMATION THE  DIVISION  DEEMS  APPROPRIATE  OF  ANY
 PERSONS NOT AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO LAW TO POSSESS A FIREARM.
   2.  THE  DIVISION  SHALL  ALLOW  FOR  ANY  PERSON SELLING A FIREARM OR
 FIREARM AMMUNITION WITHIN THE STATE TO CHECK THE NO-GUN DATABASE FOR THE
 BUYER OF SUCH FIREARM OR FIREARM AMMUNITION.
   § 4. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
 the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
 sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

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

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