New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 115.20 Criminal facilitation;  definitions and construction

For purposes of this article, such conduct shall include, but not be limited to, making available, selling, exchanging, giving or disposing of a community gun, which in fact, aids a person to commit a crime.  “Community gun” shall mean a firearm that is actually shared, made available, sold, exchanged, given or disposed of among or between two or more persons, at least one of whom is not authorized pursuant to law to possess such firearm.  “Dispose of” shall have the same meaning as that term is defined in section 265.00 of this chapter.  “Share” and “make available” shall, in the case of a firearm, be construed to include knowingly placing such firearm at a location accessible and known to one or more other persons.


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