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A08684 Summary:

Amd 265.01-b, Pen L
Prohibits firearms in certain locations, including but not limited to all forms of public transportation, large gatherings, and food and drink establishments.
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A08684 Actions:

01/10/2022referred to codes
03/01/2022enacting clause stricken
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A08684 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 10, 2022
        Introduced  by M. of A. SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Codes
        AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to  prohibiting  firearms  in
          certain locations
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 265.01-b of the penal law, as added by chapter 1 of
     2  the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
     3  § 265.01-b Criminal possession of a firearm.
     4    A person is guilty of criminal possession of a firearm when he or she:
     5  (1) possesses any firearm [or]; (2) lawfully possesses a  firearm  prior
     6  to  the  effective date of [the] chapter one of the laws of two thousand
     7  thirteen [which added this section] subject to the registration require-
     8  ments of subdivision sixteen-a of section 400.00  of  this  chapter  and
     9  knowingly  fails  to register such firearm pursuant to such subdivision;
    10  or (3) knowingly has in his or  her  possession  a  rifle,  shotgun,  or
    11  firearm in or upon the following locations:
    12    (a)  Any  form  of public transportation, including but not limited to
    13  railroads, ride sharing services, paratransit services, subways,  buses,
    14  air travel, taxis or any other public transportation service;
    15    (b) Food and drink establishments; or
    16    (c)  Large  gatherings,  which  for the purposes of this section shall
    17  mean a gathering together of fifteen  or  more  persons  for  amusement,
    18  athletic,  civic,  dining,  educational, entertainment, patriotic, poli-
    19  tical, recreational, religious, social, or similar purposes.
    20    Criminal possession of a firearm is a class E felony.
    21    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    22  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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