Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 11, 2023||
referred to codes
Assembly Bill A829
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Jo Anne Simon
2023-A829 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A829 (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.
2023-A829 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 829 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 11, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. EPSTEIN, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes 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. LBD01898-01-3
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