|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to codes|
|Oct 27, 2021||referred to rules|
senate Bill S7477
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
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S7477 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7477 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits the possession and use of live ammunition at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility; requires all persons employed or present at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility to receive proper training on the safe use, handling, storage and transportation of firearms.
S7477 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7477 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting the possession and use of live ammunition at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility PURPOSE: To prevent studio accidents by prohibiting live ammunition on studio sets and requiring training for the safe handling, use, and storage of firearms. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends section 265.35 of the penal law to make possession or use of live ammunition at film production facilities a class E felony. Additionally, all persons employed or present at a film production facility complete a training, designed and implemented by the superintendent of police, in the safe use, handling, storage and trans-
S7477 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7477 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E October 27, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting the possession and use of live ammunition at a film production facility or a quali- fied film production facility THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 265.35 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: 4. (A) ANY PERSON WHO POSSESSES OR USES LIVE AMMUNITION AT A FILM PRODUCTION FACILITY OR A QUALIFIED FILM PRODUCTION FACILITY, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-FOUR OF THE TAX LAW, SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS E FELONY. (B) ALL PERSONS EMPLOYED OR PRESENT AT A FILM PRODUCTION FACILITY OR A QUALIFIED FILM PRODUCTION FACILITY, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-FOUR OF THE TAX LAW, SHALL RECEIVE PROPER TRAINING ON THE SAFE USE, HANDLING, STORAGE AND TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS. (C) THE SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE SHALL DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT A FIREARM SAFETY TRAINING PROGRAM THAT SHALL BE COMPLETED BY ALL PERSONS EMPLOYED OR PRESENT AT A FILM PRODUCTION FACILITY OR A QUALIFIED FILM PRODUCTION FACILITY, IF FIREARMS SHALL BE USED OR HANDLED AT SUCH FACILITY, PRIOR TO SUCH USE AND HANDLING. (D) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "FIREARM" SHALL INCLUDE, PROP GUNS, RUBBER GUNS, PLASTIC GUNS, NON-GUNS, FLINTLOCK GUNS, PISTOLS, MACHINE GUNS, RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS THAT DISCHARGE BLANK CARTRIDGES OR AMMUNITION. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13483-01-1
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