senate Bill S7796

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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 18, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.162
Jan 11, 2022 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7796
14
6
committee
14
Aye
6
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7796 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8736
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§265.00 & 265.10, Pen L (as proposed in S.7152 & A.6522)

S7796 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S7796 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7796 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7796
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- 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  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

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