senate Bill S9458

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the purchase or taking possession of a semiautomatic rifle

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2022 signed chap.212
Jun 03, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.668
substituted for a10503
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1876
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2022 referred to codes

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S9458 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10503
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400.00, 400.01, 265.00 & 265.10, add §§265.65 & 265.66, Pen L

S9458 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the purchase or taking possession of a semiautomatic rifle; requires a license to purchase or take possession of a semiautomatic rifle; establishes the crimes of criminal purchase of a semiautomatic rifle and criminal sale of a semiautomatic rifle; requires recertification of licenses to purchase or take possession of a semiautomatic rifle every five years.

S9458 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9458 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9458
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 30, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  THOMAS -- 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  purchase  or  taking
   possession of a semiautomatic rifle
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 14 of section  400.00  of
 the  penal  law,  subdivisions  2 and 8 as amended by chapter 189 of the
 laws of 2000, paragraph (a)  of  subdivision  3  and  subdivision  9  as
 amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, paragraph (b) of subdivision 3
 as added by chapter 778 of the laws of 1985, subdivision 6 as amended by
 chapter  104 of the laws of 2019, and subdivision 14 as amended by chap-
 ter 195 of the laws of 2005, are amended to read as follows:
   2. Types of licenses. A license for gunsmith  or  dealer  in  firearms
 shall  be  issued to engage in such business.  A LICENSE FOR A SEMIAUTO-
 MATIC RIFLE, OTHER THAN AN ASSAULT WEAPON OR  DISGUISED  GUN,  SHALL  BE
 ISSUED TO PURCHASE OR TAKE POSSESSION OF SUCH A FIREARM WHEN SUCH TRANS-
 FER OF OWNERSHIP OCCURS ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE CHAPTER OF
 THE  LAWS  OF  TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO THAT AMENDED THIS SUBDIVISION. A
 license for a pistol or revolver, other than  an  assault  weapon  or  a
 disguised  gun,  shall be issued to (a) have and possess in his dwelling
 by a householder; (b) have and possess in his place  of  business  by  a
 merchant  or storekeeper; (c) have and carry concealed while so employed
 by a messenger employed by a banking institution or express company; (d)
 have and carry concealed by a justice of the supreme court in the  first
 or second judicial departments, or by a judge of the New York city civil
 court  or the New York city criminal court; (e) have and carry concealed
 while so employed by a regular employee of an institution of the  state,
 or of any county, city, town or village, under control of a commissioner
 of  correction  of the city or any warden, superintendent or head keeper
 of any state prison,  penitentiary,  workhouse,  county  jail  or  other
 institution  for  the detention of persons convicted or accused of crime
 or held as witnesses in criminal cases,  provided  that  application  is
 made therefor by such commissioner, warden, superintendent or head keep-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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