New York Consolidated Laws, Penal Law - PEN § 265.40 Purchase of rifles and/or shotguns in contiguous states

Definitions. As used in this act:

1. “Contiguous state” shall mean any state having any portion of its border in common with a portion of the border of the state of New York;

2. All other terms herein shall be given the meaning prescribed in Public Law 90-618 known as the “Gun Control Act of 1968” ( 18 U.S.C. 921 ). 1

It shall be lawful for a person or persons residing in this state, to purchase or otherwise obtain a rifle and/or shotgun in a contiguous state, and to receive or transport such rifle and/or shotgun into this state;  provided, however, such person is otherwise eligible to possess a rifle and/or shotgun under the laws of this state.

1 18 USCA § 921 et seq.

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