S06846 Summary:

BILL NOS06846
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORSANDERS
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 240.78, Pen L
 
Relates to prohibiting the distribution and sale of certain lasers.
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S06846 Actions:

BILL NOS06846
 
02/29/2016REFERRED TO CODES
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S06846 Memo:

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S06846 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          6846
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 29, 2016
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 restricting  the  sale  of
          certain lasers
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 240.78  to
     2  read as follows:
     3  § 240.78 Sale of a laser.
     4    1. It shall be unlawful to distribute, sell or offer for sale a laser,
     5  as  defined  by  paragraph (a) of subdivision three of section 240.76 of
     6  this article, which exceeds one milliwatt in output power.
     7    2. This section shall not apply to lasers designed to be affixed to  a
     8  firearm  or  to  lasers  used  by  or  under the supervision of a person
     9  licensed under article one hundred thirty-one of the education law.
    10    Sale of a laser is a class A misdemeanor.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    12  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD13463-01-5
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