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A01815 Summary:

Add §379, V & T L
Requires all motor vehicles transporting five or more weapons or ammunition for five or more weapons to have a separate storage area secured by padlock or combination lock and all such weapons and ammunition to be so secured when being transported and imposes a fine of at least $1,000 and not more than $5,000 for violation.
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A01815 Actions:

01/11/2021referred to transportation
01/05/2022referred to transportation
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A01815 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 11, 2021
        Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Transportation
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to  the  trans-
          portation of weapons and ammunition
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. The vehicle and traffic law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
     2  section 379 to read as follows:
     3    §  379.  Safety  requirements  for vehicle transporting weapons and/or
     4  ammunition. 1. All motor vehicles used to transport five or more weapons
     5  of any type, and ammunition sufficient for five or  more  weapons  shall
     6  have  a  separate  storage area secured by a padlock or combination lock
     7  and accessible only by removing  such  lock,  which  shall  be  of  such
     8  strength  to  resist being cut by any readily available tool. At no time
     9  shall ammunition and weapons be secured in the same storage area.
    10    2. The commissioner shall have the power to promulgate rules and regu-
    11  lations relating to the  transportation  of  weapons  and/or  ammunition
    12  consistent with this section.
    13    3.  The  transportation of weapons and/or ammunition not in compliance
    14  with this section or the rules and regulations promulgated  pursuant  to
    15  this  section  shall  be  punishable  by a fine of at least one thousand
    16  dollars and not more than five thousand dollars for each violation.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    18  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.  Effective  immediate-
    19  ly,  the  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation
    20  necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
    21  authorized to be made and completed 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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