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S01038 Summary:

Rpld 270.00 sub 5, add 265.18, Pen L; add 845-c, Exec L
Relates to the restriction of the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon; creates the no-gun database under the division of criminal justice services.
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S01038 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 10, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
        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

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  270.00  of  the penal law is
     2  REPEALED.
     3    § 2. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 265.18  to  read
     4  as follows:
     5  § 265.18 Criminal sale of firearm ammunition.
     6    A  person  is  guilty of criminal sale of firearm ammunition when such
     7  person sells any firearm ammunition to a person not authorized  pursuant
     8  to law to possess a firearm capable of firing such ammunition.
     9    Criminal sale of firearm ammunition is a class B misdemeanor.
    10    §  3.  The  executive  law is amended by adding a new section 845-c to
    11  read as follows:
    12    § 845-c. No-gun database. 1. The division shall establish and maintain
    13  a no-gun database which shall contain the names, dates of birth, and any
    14  other identifying information the  division  deems  appropriate  of  any
    15  persons not authorized pursuant to law to possess a firearm.
    16    2.  The  division  shall  allow  for  any  person selling a firearm or
    17  firearm ammunition within the state to check the no-gun database for the
    18  buyer of such firearm or firearm ammunition.
    19    § 4. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    20  ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
    21  the division of criminal justice services  shall  promulgate  rules  and
    22  regulations  as  it  deems  necessary to effectuate the purposes of this
    23  act, on or before such effective date.

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