|Jan 06, 2021
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S65 (ACTIVE) - DETAILS
Current Committee:Senate Codes
Law Section:Penal LawLaws Affected:Rpld §270.00 sub 5, add §265.18, Pen L; add §845-e, Exec LVersions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:S1038
S65 (ACTIVE) - SUMMARY
Restricts the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon; creates the no-gun database under the division of criminal justice services.
S65 (ACTIVE) - SPONSOR MEMO
BILL NUMBER: S65 SPONSOR: PERSAUD TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law and the executive law, in relation to the sale of ammunition; and to repeal certain provisions of the penal law relating thereto PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of the bill is to prevent the purchase of firearm ammunition by individuals not allowed to own or possess the weapon for which the ammo is used for, pursuant to state and local law. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill repeals Subdivision 5 of section 270.00 of the penal law. Section 2 amends the penal law by adding new section 265.18, which
creates the crime of criminal sale of firearm ammunition. It will be against the law to sell firearm ammunition to a person not authorized to possess the firearm capable of firing such ammunition. Section 3 amends the executive law by adding a new section 845-c, which mandates the establishment of a no-gun database, which shall contain the names, dates of birth, and any other identifying information the divi- sion deems appropriate of any persons not authorized pursuant to law to possess a firearm. Any person selling firearm ammunition within the state will be permitted to cross-reference the database with the poten- tial buyer of ammunition's identifying information.
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