N.Y. General Business Law Section 322-B
Explosives and combustibles


1.

A person who makes or keeps gunpowder, nitro-glycerine, or any other explosive or combustible material, within a city or village, or carries such materials through the streets thereof, in a quantity or manner prohibited by law or by ordinance of the city or village, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

2.

A person who manufactures gunpowder, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, liquid or compressed air or gases, except acetylene gas and other gases used for illuminating purposes, naptha, gasoline, benzine or any explosive articles or compounds, or manufactures ammunition, fireworks or other articles of which such substances are component parts in a cellar, room, or apartment of a tenement or dwelling-house or any building occupied in whole or in part by persons or families for living purposes, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

3.

And a person who, by the careless, negligent, or unauthorized use or management of gunpowder or other explosive substances, injures or occasions the injury of the person or property of another, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

4.

Any person or persons who shall knowingly present, attempt to present, or cause to be presented or offered for shipment to any railroad, steamboat, steamship, express or other company engaged as common carrier of passengers or freight, dynamite, nitro-glycerine, powder or other explosives dangerous to life or limb, without revealing the true nature of said explosives or substance so offered or attempted to be offered to the company or carrier to which it shall be presented, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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Any person who, while engaged in the unauthorized distillation of any liquid containing methyl or ethyl alcohol, causes injuries or occasions the injury of the person or property of another by reason of such distillation is guilty of a misdemeanor. Nothing in this section contained shall be construed to prohibit or forbid the manufacture and sale of sodawater, seltzer-water, ginger ale, carbonic or mineral water or the charging with liquid carbonic acid gas of such waters or ordinary waters, or of beer, wines, ales or other malt and vinous beverages in such cellar, room or apartment of a tenement or dwelling-house, or any building occupied in whole or in part by persons or families for living purposes.

Source: Section 322-B — Explosives and combustibles, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/GBS/322-B (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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