senate Bill S9456

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to defining firearm

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Jun 06, 2022 signed chap.211
Jun 03, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.669
substituted for a10504
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1875
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2022 referred to codes

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S9456 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10504
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §265.00, Pen L

S9456 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to defining firearm; provides that the term firearm shall also include any other weapon that is not otherwise defined containing any component that provides housing or a structure designed to hold or integrate any fire control component that is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by action of explosive.

S9456 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9456 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9456
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 30, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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 defining firearm
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3 of  section  265.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  189  of  the  laws  of 2000, is amended to read as
 follows:
   3. "Firearm" means (a) any pistol or revolver; or (b) a shotgun having
 one or more barrels less than eighteen inches in length; or (c) a  rifle
 having  one  or  more barrels less than sixteen inches in length; or (d)
 any weapon made from a shotgun or rifle whether by alteration, modifica-
 tion, or otherwise if such weapon as altered, modified, or otherwise has
 an overall length of less than twenty-six  inches;  or  (e)  an  assault
 weapon;  OR  (F)  ANY OTHER WEAPON THAT IS NOT OTHERWISE DEFINED IN THIS
 SECTION CONTAINING ANY COMPONENT THAT PROVIDES HOUSING  OR  A  STRUCTURE
 DESIGNED  TO  HOLD  OR  INTEGRATE  ANY  FIRE  CONTROL  COMPONENT THAT IS
 DESIGNED TO OR MAY READILY BE CONVERTED TO EXPEL A PROJECTILE BY  ACTION
 OF  EXPLOSIVE.  For  the  purpose  of this subdivision the length of the
 barrel on a shotgun or  rifle  shall  be  determined  by  measuring  the
 distance between the muzzle and the face of the bolt, breech, or breech-
 lock  when  closed  and when the shotgun or rifle is cocked; the overall
 length of a weapon made from a shotgun or rifle is the distance  between
 the  extreme  ends  of  the weapon measured along a line parallel to the
 center line of the bore. Firearm does not include an antique firearm.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16018-01-2


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