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A01598 Summary:

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Add Art 39-EE §§899-t - 899-v, Gen Bus L
 
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.
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A01598 Actions:

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01/11/2021referred to codes
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A01598 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1598
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    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
          ammunition
 
          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.
                                                                   LBD00277-01-1
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