New York State Law

Code Section
Penal §§265, et seq.

Illegal Arms
Pistol; revolver; shotgun with barrel less than eighteen inches; rifle with barrel less than sixteen inches; disguised gun; machine gun, silencer, stun gun, electronic dart gun, bullet with explosive substance on impact, armor piercing ammunition, 20 or more firearms

Waiting Period
None

Who May Not Own
1. Convicted felon; 2. Alien; 3. Minor under 16: possession of air gun, spring gun, weapon where loaded or blank cartridges can be used

Law Prohibiting Firearms On or Near School Grounds
Misdemeanor. Penal 265.01(3); 265.06


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