New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 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.


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