Requires the surrender of antique firearms, black powder rifles, black powder shotguns, or muzzle-loading firearms following a conviction for a felony or serious offense or following a report pursuant to section 9.46 of the mental hygiene law.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
January 29, 2021
Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to the surrender of antique
firearms, black powder rifles, black powder shotguns, or muzzle-load-
ing firearms following certain convictions
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 11 of section 400.00 of the
2 penal law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read
3 as follows:
4 (c) In any instance in which a person's license is suspended or
5 revoked under paragraph (a) or (b) of this subdivision, such person
6 shall surrender such license to the appropriate licensing official and
7 any and all firearms, rifles, [or] shotguns, antique firearms, black
8 powder rifles, black powder shotguns, or muzzle-loading firearms, owned
9 or possessed by such person shall be surrendered to an appropriate law
10 enforcement agency as provided in subparagraph (f) of paragraph one of
11 subdivision a of section 265.20 of this chapter. In the event such
12 license, firearm, shotgun, [or] rifle, antique firearm, black powder
13 rifle, black powder shotgun, or muzzle-loading firearm is not surren-
14 dered, such items shall be removed and declared a nuisance and any
15 police officer or peace officer acting pursuant to his or her special
16 duties is authorized to remove any and all such weapons.
17 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall apply to
18 suspensions or revocations of licenses on or after such effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.