assembly Bill A10654

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits firearms in certain locations

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Aug 12, 2022 referred to codes

A10654 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.01-b, Pen L

A10654 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits firearms in certain locations, including but not limited to all forms of public transportation, large gatherings, and food and drink establishments.

A10654 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10654
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              August 12, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Simon) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  prohibiting  firearms  in
   certain locations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 265.01-b of the penal law, as added by chapter 1 of
 the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
 § 265.01-b Criminal possession of a firearm.
   A person is guilty of criminal possession of a firearm when he or she:
 (1) possesses any firearm [or]; (2) lawfully possesses a  firearm  prior
 to  the  effective date of [the] chapter ONE of the laws of two thousand
 thirteen [which added this section] subject to the registration require-
 ments of subdivision sixteen-a of section 400.00  of  this  chapter  and
 knowingly  fails  to register such firearm pursuant to such subdivision;
 OR (3) KNOWINGLY HAS IN HIS OR  HER  POSSESSION  A  RIFLE,  SHOTGUN,  OR
 FIREARM IN OR UPON THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
   (A)  ANY  FORM  OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO
 RAILROADS, RIDE SHARING SERVICES, PARATRANSIT SERVICES, SUBWAYS,  BUSES,
 AIR TRAVEL, TAXIS OR ANY OTHER PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SERVICE;
   (B) FOOD AND DRINK ESTABLISHMENTS; OR
   (C)  LARGE  GATHERINGS,  WHICH  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION SHALL
 MEAN A GATHERING TOGETHER OF FIFTEEN  OR  MORE  PERSONS  FOR  AMUSEMENT,
 ATHLETIC,  CIVIC,  DINING,  EDUCATIONAL, ENTERTAINMENT, PATRIOTIC, POLI-
 TICAL, RECREATIONAL, RELIGIOUS, SOCIAL, OR SIMILAR PURPOSES.
   Criminal possession of a firearm is a class E felony.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13555-02-1