senate Bill S14A

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the Jose Webster untraceable firearms act

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  • 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
Oct 28, 2021 approval memo.28
signed chap.520
Oct 27, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 07, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.409
substituted for a613a
Jun 02, 2021 referred to codes
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 24, 2021 amended on third reading 14a
May 24, 2021 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Feb 10, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 09, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.312
Feb 08, 2021 reported and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2021 referred to codes

Votes

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Feb 9, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S14
14
5
committee
14
Aye
5
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 8, 2021 - Codes committee Vote

S14
7
4
committee
7
Aye
4
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 8, 2021

aye wr (2)

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S14 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A613
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.01, add §§265.07, 265.60 & 265.61, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7763, A9903

S14 - Summary

Criminalizes the sale of ghost guns and requires gunsmiths to register and serialize firearms, rifles, shotguns, and unfinished frames or receivers they assemble.

S14 - Sponsor Memo

S14 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    14
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN,  KAPLAN,  BIAGGI,  GAUGHRAN,  GOUNARDES,
   KAVANAGH, LIU, MAY -- 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 enacting the Jose  Webster
   untraceable firearms act

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and  may  be  cited  as  the  "Jose
 Webster untraceable firearms act".
   §  2.  Subdivision 8 of section 265.00 of the penal law, as amended by
 chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   8. "Gunsmith" means (A) any person, firm, partnership, corporation  or
 company  who engages in the business of repairing, altering, assembling,
 manufacturing,  cleaning,  polishing,  engraving  or  trueing,  or   who
 performs  any mechanical operation on, any firearm, large capacity ammu-
 nition feeding device or machine-gun; OR (B) ANY PERSON  WHO  ASSEMBLES,
 MANUFACTURES,  FABRICATES,  BUILDS, OR FITS TOGETHER THE COMPONENT PARTS
 OF A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE FIREARM, RIFLE
 OR SHOTGUN IS INTENDED FOR PERSONAL USE,  COMMERCIAL  SALE  OR  FOR  ANY
 OTHER  PURPOSE.    "GUNSMITH"  SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANY PERSON WHO PERFORMS
 ROUTINE CLEANING OR MAINTENANCE ON A LAWFULLY POSSESSED  FIREARM,  RIFLE
 OR SHOTGUN FOR NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
   § 3. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
 vision 32 to read as follows:
   32. "GHOST GUN" MEANS A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN THAT DOES NOT COMPLY
 WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 265.07 OF THIS ARTICLE AND IS NOT SERIAL-
 IZED  IN  ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED ON LICENSED IMPORTERS
 AND LICENSED MANUFACTURERS PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (I) OF SECTION 923  OF
 TITLE 18 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE AND REGULATIONS ISSUED PURSUANT THER-
 ETO,  EXCEPT  FOR ANTIQUE FIREARMS AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S14A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A613
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.01, add §§265.07, 265.60 & 265.61, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7763, A9903

S14A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Criminalizes the sale of ghost guns and requires gunsmiths to register and serialize firearms, rifles, shotguns, and unfinished frames or receivers they assemble.

S14A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S14A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   14--A
     Cal. No. 312
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by   Sens.   HOYLMAN,  KAPLAN,  BIAGGI,  COONEY,  GAUGHRAN,
   GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, JACKSON, KAVANAGH, LIU, MAY  --  read  twice  and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Codes -- reported favorably from said committee and committed  to  the
   Committee  on Rules -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
   to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to  the  Assembly,
   recalled,  vote  reconsidered,  restored to third reading, amended and
   ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to enacting the Jose  Webster
   untraceable firearms act
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and  may  be  cited  as  the  "Jose
 Webster untraceable firearms act".
   § 2. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
 vision 8-a to read as follows:
   8-A. "SERIALIZED" MEANS BEARING A VISIBLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AND/OR
 SYMBOL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED ON LICENSED IMPORTERS
 AND  LICENSED MANUFACTURERS PURSUANT TO SUBSECTION (I) OF SECTION 923 OF
 TITLE 18 OF THE UNITED STATES CODE AND REGULATIONS ISSUED PURSUANT THER-
 ETO IN EFFECT AT THE TIME OF ASSEMBLY, EXCEPT FOR  ANTIQUE  FIREARMS  AS
 DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION   FOURTEEN OF THIS SECTION, AS ADDED BY CHAPTER
 NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR, OR
 ANY FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN MANUFACTURED  PRIOR  TO  NINETEEN  HUNDRED
 SIXTY-EIGHT.
   § 3. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi-
 vision 32 to read as follows:
   32. "GHOST GUN" MEANS A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN THAT DOES NOT COMPLY
 WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 265.07 OF THIS ARTICLE AND IS NOT SERIAL-
 IZED.
 

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