Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 06, 2022||
|Jun 03, 2022||
delivered to governor
|Jun 02, 2022||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.668
substituted for a10503
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1876
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 30, 2022||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S9458Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S9458 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§400.00, 400.01, 265.00 & 265.10, add §§265.65 & 265.66, Pen L
2021-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.
2021-S9458 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9458 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to the purchase or taking possession of a semiautomatic rifle PURPOSE: This bill will establish a permit to purchase or take possession of semiautomatic rifles without affecting currently-owned semiautomatic rifles. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 400.00 of the Penal Law. Section 2 amends section 400.01 of the Penal Law. Section 3 amends section 265.00 of the Penal Law.
2021-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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