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File #: Int 0144-2004    Version: Name: Prohibiting the sale of a rifle or shotgun to anyone under 21 years of age.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 2/4/2004
Enactment date: 1/18/2005 Law number: 2005/006
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the sale of a rifle or shotgun to anyone under twenty-one years of age and requiring dealers in rifles and shotguns to collect additional information from ammunition purchasers.
Sponsors: James Sanders, Jr., Peter F. Vallone, Jr., David Yassky, Simcha Felder, Lewis A. Fidler, Helen D. Foster, James F. Gennaro, Alan J. Gerson, Robert Jackson, Allan W. Jennings, Jr., John C. Liu, Margarita Lopez, Michael C. Nelson, Christine C. Quinn, Helen Sears, Kendall Stewart, Albert Vann, David I. Weprin, Eva S. Moskowitz, Vincent J. Gentile, Miguel Martinez, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Philip Reed, Melinda R. Katz, Gale A. Brewer, Larry B. Seabrook, Yvette D. Clarke, Bill Perkins, Betsy Gotbaum
Council Member Sponsors: 29
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 11/15/04, 2. Hearing Transcript 11/15/04, 3. Committee Report 1/4/05, 4. Hearing Transcript 1/4/05, 5. Fiscal Impact Statement - A, 6. Local Law, 7. Hearing Transcript - Charter Meeting
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
1/19/2005AJames Sanders, Jr. City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2005AJames Sanders, Jr. Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/2005AJames Sanders, Jr. Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/5/2005AJames Sanders, Jr. City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/5/2005AJames Sanders, Jr. City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/4/2005*James Sanders, Jr. Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/4/2005*James Sanders, Jr. Committee on Public Safety Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/4/2005*James Sanders, Jr. Committee on Public Safety Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/4/2005AJames Sanders, Jr. Committee on Public Safety Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2004*James Sanders, Jr. Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/2004*James Sanders, Jr. Committee on Public Safety Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2004*James Sanders, Jr. City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/2004*James Sanders, Jr. City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 144-A
 
By Council Members Sanders Jr., Vallone Jr., Yassky, Felder, Fidler, Foster, Gennaro, Gerson, Jackson, Jennings, Liu, Lopez, Nelson, Quinn, Sears, Stewart, Vann, Weprin, Moskowitz, Gentile, Martinez, Recchia, Reed, Katz, Brewer, Seabrook, Clarke, Perkins and The Public Advocate (Ms. Gotbaum)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to prohibiting the sale of a rifle or shotgun to anyone under twenty-one years of age and requiring dealers in rifles and shotguns to collect additional information from ammunition purchasers.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision a of section 10-303 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
(1) is under the age of [eighteen] twenty-one; or
§ 2. Subdivision a of section 10-305 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 78 for the year 1991, is amended to read as follows:
a.  Minors. Any person under the age of [eighteen] twenty-one years may carry, fire, or use any rifle or shotgun in the actual presence or under the direct supervision of any person who is a holder of a rifle or shotgun permit, or for the purpose of military drill under the auspices of a legally recognized organization and under competent supervision or for the purpose of competition or target practice in and upon a firing range approved by the police commissioner or any other governmental agency authorized to provide such approval, or the national rifle association, which is under competent supervision at the time of such competition or target practice, provided that the rifle or shotgun is otherwise properly registered or exempt from registration by virtue of some other provision of this chapter.  This exemption shall not apply to assault weapons.
§ 3. Subdivision e of section 10-306 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 78 for the year 1991, is amended to read as follows:
e.  A record shall be [keept] kept by the dealer of each disposition of ammunition or ammunition feeding devices under this section which shall show the type, caliber and quantity of ammunition or ammunition feeding devices disposed of, the name and address of the person receiving same, the caliber, make, model, manufacturer's name and serial number of the rifle or shotgun for which the purchaser is purchasing ammunition, the date and time of the transaction, and the number of the permit and certificate exhibited or description of the proof of exemption exhibited as required by this section.  Such information shall be made available to all law enforcement agencies.
§ 4. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.