2006 New York Code - Use Of Safety Locking Device Required Under Certain Circumstances.



 
    §   10-312  Use  of  safety  locking  device  required  under  certain
  circumstances.
    a. It shall be unlawful for any person who  is  the  lawful  owner  or
  lawful custodian of a weapon, as that term is defined in section 10-311,
  to  store  or  otherwise  place or leave such weapon in such a manner or
  under circumstances that it is out of his or her immediate possession or
  control, without having rendered such weapon inoperable by  employing  a
  safety locking device. Any person who violates this subdivision shall be
  guilty  of  a violation, punishable by imprisonment of not more than ten
  days or by a fine of not more than two hundred fifty dollars, or both.
    b. Any person who  violates  subdivision  a  of  this  section  having
  previously  been  found  guilty  of  a violation of such subdivision, or
  under circumstances which create a substantial risk of  physical  injury
  to  another  person,  shall  be  guilty  of  a misdemeanor punishable by
  imprisonment of not more than thirty days or by a fine of not more  than
  one thousand dollars, or both.
    c.  The provisions of this section shall not apply to weapons owned or
  lawfully possessed by a police officer,  as  such  term  is  defined  in
  section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law, or a federal law enforcement
  officer,  as  such  term  is  defined  in  section  2.15 of the criminal
  procedure law.


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