|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 02, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S4116
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4116 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4116 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement; provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a certification from the manufacturer.
S4116 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4116 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires all semiautomatic pistols manufactured on or after January 1, 2023 that are sold or delivered in New York to be capable of microstamp- ing expended cartridge cases. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds two new subdivisions 32 and 33 to section 265.00 of the Penal Law ("Definitions") to define the terms "microstam- pready" and "microstamping component or mechanism."
S4116 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4116 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 2, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, KAPLAN -- 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 requiring semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 265.00 of the penal law is amended by adding two new subdivisions 32 and 33 to read as follows: 32. "MICROSTAMP-READY", WHEN USED WITH REFERENCE TO A SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL, MEANS THAT SUCH PISTOL IS MANUFACTURED TO PRODUCE A UNIQUE ALPHA-NUMERIC OR GEOMETRIC CODE ON AT LEAST ONE LOCATION ON EACH EXPENDED CARTRIDGE CASE THAT IDENTIFIES THE MAKE, MODEL, AND SERIAL NUMBER OF THE PISTOL. 33. "MICROSTAMPING COMPONENT OR MECHANISM", WHEN USED WITH REFERENCE TO A SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL, MEANS A COMPONENT OR MECHANISM OF SUCH PISTOL DESIGNED AND INTENDED TO PRODUCE A UNIQUE ALPHA-NUMERIC OR GEOMETRIC CODE ON AN EXPENDED CARTRIDGE THAT IDENTIFIES THE MAKE, MODEL, AND SERI- AL NUMBER OF THE PISTOL. § 2. Subdivision 6 of section 265.10 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: 6. (A) Any person who wilfully defaces any machine-gun, large capacity ammunition feeding device or firearm, INCLUDING DEFACING A MICROSTAMPING COMPONENT OR MECHANISM OF A SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL, is guilty of a class D felony. (B) ANY DEALER IN FIREARMS LICENSED UNDER SECTION 400.00 OF THIS CHAP- TER WHO SELLS, OFFERS FOR SALE, EXCHANGES, GIVES, TRANSFERS OR DELIVERS A SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL, KNOWING THAT A MICROSTAMPING COMPONENT OR MECH- ANISM OF SUCH PISTOL HAS BEEN DEFACED, IS GUILTY OF A CLASS A MISDEMEA- NOR. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, DEFACING A SEMIAUTOMATIC PISTOL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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