New York Gun Control Laws
|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|
|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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