assembly Bill A8736

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Amends the definition of disguised gun to include any firearms that are designed and intended to appear to be a toy gun

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 19, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.24
rules report cal.24
reported
reported referred to rules
Jan 11, 2022 referred to codes

A8736 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7796
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.10, Pen L (as proposed in S.7152 & A.6522)

A8736 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definition of a "disguised gun" to include any firearms designed and intended to appear to be a toy gun.

A8736 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   8736
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. STERN -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal  law,  in  relation  to  redefining  the  term
   "disguised  gun"  to  include  any  firearm  resembling  a toy gun and
   prohibiting the possession, manufacture or design thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  20  of  section  265.00 of the penal law, as
 amended by a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the penal law relating
 to redefining the term "disguised gun" to  include  any  rifle,  pistol,
 shotgun  or  machine-gun  resembling  a  toy  gun  and  prohibiting  the
 possession, manufacture or design thereof, as  proposed  in  legislative
 bills numbers S. 7152 and A. 6522, is amended to read as follows:
   20.  "Disguised  gun"  means  any  weapon  or  device capable of being
 concealed on the person from which a shot can be discharged through  the
 energy  of  an  explosive  and  is designed and intended to appear to be
 either; (a) something other than a gun; or (b)  a  toy  gun  that  shall
 include, but not be limited to, any FIREARM, rifle, [pistol,] shotgun or
 machine-gun  displaying  a color finish other than the original manufac-
 ture color, a decorative pattern  or  plastic  like  surface;  provided,
 however,  that any rifle or shotgun displaying a camouflage color finish
 or pattern that is intended for hunting, as defined by article eleven of
 the environmental conservation law, shall not be considered a "disguised
 gun" for purposes of this section.
   § 2. Subdivision 8 of section 265.10 of the penal law, as added  by  a
 chapter  of the laws of 2021 amending the penal law relating to redefin-
 ing the term "disguised gun" to include any rifle,  pistol,  shotgun  or
 machine-gun  resembling  a toy gun and prohibiting the possession, manu-
 facture or design thereof, as proposed in legislative bills  numbers  S.
 7152 and A. 6522, is amended to read as follows:
   8.  Any  person,  dealer,  firm, partnership or corporation who inten-
 tionally designs or transforms a FIREARM, rifle,  [pistol,]  shotgun  or
 machine-gun  to  resemble a toy gun by either altering or concealing the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08969-02-2