Prohibits the sale of handgun ammunition to any person unless the person can produce proof of a firearm license; defines "ammunition"; imposes a civil penalty of between $500 and $1,000 for each violation.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
January 11, 2021
Introduced by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
tee on Codes
AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the sale of
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article
2 39-EE to read as follows:
3 ARTICLE 39-EE
4 SALE OF AMMUNITION
5 Section 899-t. Definition.
6 899-u. Prohibitions.
7 899-v. Enforcement and penalties.
8 § 899-t. Definition. As used in this article the term "ammunition"
9 shall mean anything hurled by a weapon, including bullets and gunpowder.
10 § 899-u. Prohibitions. No person, firm, corporation or agent or
11 employee thereof shall sell, hold for sale or distribute within the
12 state any ammunition unless the person receiving the ammunition has
13 presented a valid firearm license issued pursuant to section 400.00 of
14 the penal law.
15 § 899-v. Enforcement and penalties. Whenever the attorney general
16 shall believe from evidence satisfactory to him or her that any person,
17 firm, corporation or association or agent or employee thereof has
18 violated any provision of this article, he or she may bring an action or
19 special proceeding in the supreme court for a judgment enjoining the
20 continuance of such violation and for a civil penalty of not less than
21 five hundred dollars, but not more than one thousand dollars for each
22 violation. Each sale or distribution of the ammunition in the unit
23 packaging in which it is intended for sale shall be considered a sepa-
24 rate violation.
25 § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
26 ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.