assembly Bill A7246B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2021 print number 7246b
Jun 01, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
May 20, 2021 print number 7246a
May 20, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
Apr 29, 2021 referred to codes

A7246 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1192
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.01, add §400.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7844
2013-2014: S573
2015-2016: S2442
2017-2018: S3547
2019-2020: S2291

A7246 - Summary

Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate; establishes application and training process therefor.

A7246 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7246
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RICHARDSON  -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring persons possess-
   ing a firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivisions 6, 7 and 8 of section 265.01 of the penal law,
 as  amended  by  chapter  1  of  the laws of 2013, are amended and a new
 subdivision 9 is added to read as follows:
   (6) He OR SHE is a person who  has  been  certified  not  suitable  to
 possess a rifle or shotgun, as defined in subdivision sixteen of section
 265.00 OF THIS ARTICLE, and refuses to yield possession of such rifle or
 shotgun upon the demand of a police officer. Whenever a person is certi-
 fied  not suitable to possess a rifle or shotgun, a member of the police
 department to which such certification is made, or of the state  police,
 shall  forthwith  seize any rifle or shotgun possessed by such person. A
 rifle or shotgun seized as [herein] provided IN THIS  SUBDIVISION  shall
 not  be  destroyed,  but  shall be delivered to the headquarters of such
 police department, or state police, and there retained until the  afore-
 said  certificate  has  been  rescinded  by the director or physician in
 charge, or other disposition of such rifle or shotgun has  been  ordered
 or authorized by a court of competent jurisdiction[.]; OR
   (7)  He  OR  SHE  knowingly possesses a bullet containing an explosive
 substance designed to detonate upon impact[.]; OR
   (8) He OR SHE possesses any armor piercing ammunition with  intent  to
 use the same unlawfully against another[.]; OR
   (9)  HE  OR  SHE  POSSESSES A FIREARM, NOT BEING THE HOLDER OF A VALID
 FIREARMS SAFETY CERTIFICATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION  400.15  OF  THIS
 CHAPTER.
   §  2.  The penal law is amended by adding a new section 400.15 to read
 as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

A7246A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1192
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.01, add §400.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7844
2013-2014: S573
2015-2016: S2442
2017-2018: S3547
2019-2020: S2291

A7246A - Summary

Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate; establishes application and training process therefor.

A7246A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7246--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  RICHARDSON  -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Codes --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring persons possess-
   ing a firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 6, 7 and 8 of section 265.01 of the penal law,
 as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of  2013,  are  amended  and  a  new
 subdivision 9 is added to read as follows:
   (6)  He  OR  SHE  is  a  person who has been certified not suitable to
 possess a rifle or shotgun, as defined in subdivision sixteen of section
 265.00 OF THIS ARTICLE, and refuses to yield possession of such rifle or
 shotgun upon the demand of a police officer. Whenever a person is certi-
 fied not suitable to possess a rifle or shotgun, a member of the  police
 department  to which such certification is made, or of the state police,
 shall forthwith seize any rifle or shotgun possessed by such  person.  A
 rifle  or  shotgun seized as [herein] provided IN THIS SUBDIVISION shall
 not be destroyed, but shall be delivered to  the  headquarters  of  such
 police  department, or state police, and there retained until the afore-
 said certificate has been rescinded by  the  director  or  physician  in
 charge,  or  other disposition of such rifle or shotgun has been ordered
 or authorized by a court of competent jurisdiction[.]; OR
   (7) He OR SHE knowingly possesses a  bullet  containing  an  explosive
 substance designed to detonate upon impact[.]; OR
   (8)  He  OR SHE possesses any armor piercing ammunition with intent to
 use the same unlawfully against another[.]; OR
   (9) HE OR SHE POSSESSES A FIREARM, NOT BEING THE  HOLDER  OF  A  VALID
 FIREARMS  SAFETY  CERTIFICATE  ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.15 OF THIS
 CHAPTER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03324-03-1

Co-Sponsors

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A7246B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1192
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.01, add §400.15, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7844
2013-2014: S573
2015-2016: S2442
2017-2018: S3547
2019-2020: S2291

A7246B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate; establishes application and training process therefor.

A7246B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7246--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. RICHARDSON, ZINERMAN -- read once and referred to
   the  Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
   reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring persons possess-
   ing a firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 6, 7 and 8 of section 265.01 of the penal law,
 as  amended  by  chapter  1  of  the laws of 2013, are amended and a new
 subdivision 9 is added to read as follows:
   (6) He OR SHE is a person who  has  been  certified  not  suitable  to
 possess a rifle or shotgun, as defined in subdivision sixteen of section
 265.00 OF THIS ARTICLE, and refuses to yield possession of such rifle or
 shotgun upon the demand of a police officer. Whenever a person is certi-
 fied  not suitable to possess a rifle or shotgun, a member of the police
 department to which such certification is made, or of the state  police,
 shall  forthwith  seize any rifle or shotgun possessed by such person. A
 rifle or shotgun seized as [herein] provided IN THIS  SUBDIVISION  shall
 not  be  destroyed,  but  shall be delivered to the headquarters of such
 police department, or state police, and there retained until the  afore-
 said  certificate  has  been  rescinded  by the director or physician in
 charge, or other disposition of such rifle or shotgun has  been  ordered
 or authorized by a court of competent jurisdiction[.]; OR
   (7)  He  OR  SHE  knowingly possesses a bullet containing an explosive
 substance designed to detonate upon impact[.]; OR
   (8) He OR SHE possesses any armor piercing ammunition with  intent  to
 use the same unlawfully against another[.]; OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03324-05-1