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S05000 Summary:

BILL NOS05000B
 
SAME ASSAME AS A06198-B
 
SPONSORKAVANAGH
 
COSPNSRBIAGGI, GAUGHRAN, KAPLAN, LIU, SEPULVEDA
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §265.17, Pen L
 
Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns.
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S05000 Actions:

BILL NOS05000B
 
02/22/2021REFERRED TO CODES
04/27/2021AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO CODES
04/27/2021PRINT NUMBER 5000A
05/03/20211ST REPORT CAL.865
05/04/20212ND REPORT CAL.
05/05/2021ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
05/10/2021AMENDED ON THIRD READING 5000B
06/02/2021PASSED SENATE
06/02/2021DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
06/02/2021referred to codes
06/08/2021substituted for a6198b
06/08/2021ordered to third reading cal.370
06/08/2021passed assembly
06/08/2021returned to senate
07/06/2021DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
07/06/2021SIGNED CHAP.236
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S05000 Memo:

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S05000 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         5000--B
            Cal. No. 865
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    February 22, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to  said  committee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
          to first and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and
          ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading
 
        AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the purchase and disposal
          of firearms, rifles and shotguns
 
          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
     2  of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
     3  § 265.17 Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon.
     4    A person is guilty of criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon when:
     5    1. Knowing that he or she is  prohibited  by  law  from  possessing  a
     6  firearm,  rifle  or  shotgun because of a prior conviction or because of
     7  some other disability which  would  render  him  or  her  ineligible  to
     8  lawfully  possess  a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state, or knowing
     9  that he or she is the subject of an outstanding warrant of arrest issued
    10  upon the alleged commission of a felony or serious offense, such  person
    11  purchases or otherwise acquires a firearm, rifle or shotgun from another
    12  person; or
    13    2.  Knowing  that it would be unlawful for another person to possess a
    14  firearm, rifle or shotgun, or knowing that another person is the subject
    15  of an outstanding warrant of arrest issued upon the  alleged  commission
    16  of  a  felony  or  serious  offense,  he  or  she purchases or otherwise
    17  acquires a firearm, rifle or shotgun for, on behalf of, or for  the  use
    18  of such other person; or
    19    3.  Knowing that another person is prohibited by law from possessing a
    20  firearm, rifle or shotgun because of a prior conviction  or  because  of
    21  some  other  disability  which  would  render  him  or her ineligible to
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09870-06-1

        S. 5000--B                          2
 
     1  lawfully possess a firearm, rifle or shotgun in this state,  or  knowing
     2  that  another  person is the subject of an outstanding warrant of arrest
     3  issued upon the alleged commission of a felony  or  serious  offense,  a
     4  person disposes of a firearm, rifle or shotgun to such other person.
     5    Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon is a class D felony.
     6    § 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.
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