Bill Text: NY A08575 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to adding ammunition to the list of prohibited items to purchase or dispose of after certain convictions.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-09-13 - referred to codes [A08575 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A08575-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          8575

                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                   September 13, 2019
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by  M.  of A. PAULIN, ABINANTI, WEPRIN, ZEBROWSKI, BUCHWALD,
          GALEF, GOTTFRIED, GRIFFIN, JAFFEE, OTIS, RAMOS, STECK,  THIELE,  McDO-
          NOUGH  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Codes

        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to adding ammunition  to  the
          list  of  prohibited  items  to  purchase  or dispose of after certain
          convictions

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 265.17 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1 of
     2  the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
     3  § 265.17 Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon or ammunition.
     4    A  person  is  guilty  of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon or
     5  ammunition when:
     6    1. Knowing that he or she is  prohibited  by  law  from  possessing  a
     7  firearm, rifle [or], shotgun or ammunition because of a prior conviction
     8  or because of some other disability which would render him or her ineli-
     9  gible  to  lawfully possess a firearm, rifle [or], shotgun or ammunition
    10  in this state, such person purchases a firearm, rifle [or],  shotgun  or
    11  ammunition from another person; or
    12    2.  Knowing  that it would be unlawful for another person to possess a
    13  firearm, rifle [or], shotgun  or  ammunition,  he  or  she  purchases  a
    14  firearm, rifle [or], shotgun or ammunition for, on behalf of, or for the
    15  use of such other person; or
    16    3.  Knowing that another person is prohibited by law from possessing a
    17  firearm, rifle [or], shotgun or ammunition because of a prior conviction
    18  or because of some other disability which would render him or her ineli-
    19  gible to lawfully possess a firearm, rifle [or], shotgun  or  ammunition
    20  in  this  state,  a person disposes of a firearm, rifle [or], shotgun or
    21  ammunition to such other person.
    22    Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon or ammunition is a  class  D
    23  felony.
    24    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD13646-01-9
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