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S 2448 - Prohibits Bump Stocks - New York Key Vote


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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (134-11) -

Title: Prohibits Bump Stocks

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (49-14) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Bump Stocks

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Vote to pass a bill that prohibits bump stocks and arming school teachers.



  • Defines “Rapid-fire modification device” as any of the following, including, but not limited to (Sec. 1):

    • Bump stock or trigger crank;

    • Binary trigger system or burst trigger system; or

    • Any other device designed to accelerate the rate of fire of a semi-automatic firearm, rifle, or shotgun.

  • Defines “Bump stock” as any device or instrument that increases the rate of fire achievable with a semi-automatic firearm, rifle, or shotgun by using energy from the recoil of the weapon to generate a reciprocating action that facilitates a repeated activation of the trigger (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “Trigger crank” as any device or instrument that repeatedly activates the trigger of a semi-automatic firearm, rifle, or shotgun through the use of a lever or other part that is turned into a circular motion and accelerates the rate of fire of the weapon (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that “Trigger crank” shall not include any weapon initially designed and manufactured to fire through the use of a crank or lever (Sec. 1).

  • Defines “Binary trigger system” as any device that when attached or installed to a semi-automatic firearm, rifle, or shotgun allows that weapon to discharge 2 or more shots with a single pull of the trigger by altering the trigger reset (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits an individual from owning or possessing a “rapid-fire modification device” and specifies that individuals charged and found guilty of possessing a “rapid-fire modification device” shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any individual found guilty of manufacturing or disposing of any “rapid-fire modification device” is guilty of a class E felony (Sec. 1).

  • Establishes that this act shall take effect immediately upon passage and signage into law (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits Bump Stocks



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