senate Bill S5000B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.370
substituted for a6198b
Jun 02, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 10, 2021 amended on third reading 5000b
May 05, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2021 1st report cal.865
Apr 27, 2021 print number 5000a
Apr 27, 2021 amend and recommit to codes
Feb 22, 2021 referred to codes

S5000 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6198
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.17, Pen L

S5000 - Summary

Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.

S5000 - Sponsor Memo

S5000 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5000
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 the purchase and  disposal
   of  firearms,  rifles and shotguns; and to amend the executive law, in
   relation to the reporting of  firearms  seized  or  recovered  by  law
   enforcement

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Section 265.17 of the penal law, as amended by  chapter  1
 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
 § 265.17 Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon.
   A person is guilty of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon when:
   1.  Knowing  that  he  or  she  is prohibited by law from possessing a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun because of a prior conviction  or  because  of
 some  other  disability  which  would  render  him  or her ineligible to
 lawfully possess a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this  state,  OR  HE  OR
 SHE,  WITH  KNOWLEDGE  THAT  HE  OR SHE IS THE SUBJECT OF AN OUTSTANDING
 WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED UPON THE ALLEGED  COMMISSION  OF  A  FELONY  OR
 SERIOUS  OFFENSE, such person purchases OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRES a firearm,
 rifle or shotgun from another person; or
   2. Knowing that it would be unlawful for another person to  possess  a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun, OR KNOWING THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS THE SUBJECT
 OF  AN  OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED UPON THE ALLEGED COMMISSION
 OF A FELONY OR  SERIOUS  OFFENSE,  he  or  she  purchases  OR  OTHERWISE
 ACQUIRES  a  firearm, rifle or shotgun for, on behalf of, or for the use
 of such other person; or
   3. Knowing that another person is prohibited by law from possessing  a
 firearm,  rifle  or  shotgun because of a prior conviction or because of
 some other disability which  would  render  him  or  her  ineligible  to
 lawfully  possess  a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state, OR KNOWING
 THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS THE SUBJECT OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT  OF  ARREST
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S5000A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6198
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.17, Pen L

S5000A - Summary

Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.

S5000A - Sponsor Memo

S5000A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5000--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  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 the purchase and disposal
   of firearms, rifles and shotguns; and to amend the executive  law,  in
   relation  to  the  reporting  of  firearms  seized or recovered by law
   enforcement
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Section 265.17 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1
 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
 § 265.17 Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon.
   A person is guilty of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon when:
   1. Knowing that he or she is  prohibited  by  law  from  possessing  a
 firearm,  rifle  or  shotgun because of a prior conviction or because of
 some other disability which  would  render  him  or  her  ineligible  to
 lawfully  possess  a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state, OR KNOWING
 THAT HE OR SHE IS THE SUBJECT OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED
 UPON THE ALLEGED COMMISSION OF A FELONY OR SERIOUS OFFENSE, such  person
 purchases OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRES a firearm, rifle or shotgun from another
 person; or
   2.  Knowing  that it would be unlawful for another person to possess a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun, OR KNOWING THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS THE SUBJECT
 OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED UPON THE  ALLEGED  COMMISSION
 OF  A  FELONY  OR  SERIOUS  OFFENSE,  he  or  she purchases OR OTHERWISE
 ACQUIRES a firearm, rifle or shotgun for, on behalf of, or for  the  use
 of such other person; or
   3.  Knowing that another person is prohibited by law from possessing a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun because of a prior conviction  or  because  of
 some  other  disability  which  would  render  him  or her ineligible to
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S5000B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6198
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.17, Pen L

S5000B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.

S5000B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5000B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5000--B
     Cal. No. 865
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to  said  committee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
   to first and second report, ordered to a 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 the purchase and disposal
   of firearms, rifles and shotguns
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.   Section 265.17 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1
 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
 § 265.17 Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon.
   A person is guilty of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon when:
   1. Knowing that he or she is  prohibited  by  law  from  possessing  a
 firearm,  rifle  or  shotgun because of a prior conviction or because of
 some other disability which  would  render  him  or  her  ineligible  to
 lawfully  possess  a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state, OR KNOWING
 THAT HE OR SHE IS THE SUBJECT OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED
 UPON THE ALLEGED COMMISSION OF A FELONY OR SERIOUS OFFENSE, such  person
 purchases OR OTHERWISE ACQUIRES a firearm, rifle or shotgun from another
 person; or
   2.  Knowing  that it would be unlawful for another person to possess a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun, OR KNOWING THAT ANOTHER PERSON IS THE SUBJECT
 OF AN OUTSTANDING WARRANT OF ARREST ISSUED UPON THE  ALLEGED  COMMISSION
 OF  A  FELONY  OR  SERIOUS  OFFENSE,  he  or  she purchases OR OTHERWISE
 ACQUIRES a firearm, rifle or shotgun for, on behalf of, or for  the  use
 of such other person; or
   3.  Knowing that another person is prohibited by law from possessing a
 firearm, rifle or shotgun because of a prior conviction  or  because  of
 some  other  disability  which  would  render  him  or her ineligible to
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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