2012 New York Consolidated Laws
PEN - Penal
Part 3 - SPECIFIC OFFENSES
Title P - OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC SAFETY
Article 265 - (265.00 - 265.45) FIREARMS AND OTHER DANGEROUS WEAPONS
265.01-B - Criminal possession of a firearm.


NY Penal L § 265.01-B (2012) What's This?
 
  * § 265.01-b Criminal possession of a firearm.
    A person is guilty of criminal possession of a firearm when he or she:
  (1)  possesses any firearm or; (2) lawfully possesses a firearm prior to
  the effective date of the chapter of the laws of two  thousand  thirteen
  which  added  this  section  subject to the registration requirements of
  subdivision sixteen-a of section 400.00 of this  chapter  and  knowingly
  fails to register such firearm pursuant to such subdivision.
    Criminal possession of a firearm is a class E felony.
    * NB Effective March 16, 2013

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