N.Y. Penal Law Section 265.07
Registration and serialization of firearms, rifles, shotguns, finished frames or receivers, and unfinished frames or receivers


(1)

For the purposes of this section, “unfinished frame or receiver” means any unserialized material that does not constitute the frame or receiver of a firearm, rifle or shotgun but that has been shaped or formed in any way for the purpose of becoming the frame or receiver of a firearm, rifle or shotgun, and which may readily be made into a functional frame or receiver through milling, drilling or other means.

(2)

On or before the effective date of this section, and promptly upon taking possession thereof at any time thereafter, any person licensed as a gunsmith, or required to be, or a dealer in firearms pursuant to section 400.00 of this chapter, who is in possession of an unserialized firearm, rifle, shotgun, finished frame or receiver, or unfinished frame or receiver shall:

(a)

engrave, cast, stamp or otherwise conspicuously place both a unique serial number and his or her name (or recognized abbreviation) on such firearm, rifle, shotgun, finished frame or receiver, or unfinished frame or receiver, in a manner that satisfies or exceeds the requirements imposed on licensed importers and manufacturers pursuant to section (i) of Section 923 of Title 18 of the United States Code and regulations issued pursuant thereto at the time of such assembly; and

(b)

register with the division of criminal justice services in accordance with regulations promulgated by such division any such firearm, rifle or shotgun, finished frame or receiver, or unfinished frame or receiver. Any person licensed as a gunsmith, or required to be, or a dealer in firearms pursuant to section 400.00 of this chapter who fails to comply with the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a class E felony.

Source: Section 265.07 — Registration and serialization of firearms, rifles, shotguns, finished frames or receivers, and unfinished frames or receivers, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/265.­07 (updated May 13, 2022; accessed May 25, 2024).

265.00
Definitions
265.01
Criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree
265.01‑A
Criminal possession of a weapon on school grounds
265.01‑B
Criminal possession of a firearm
265.01‑C
Criminal possession of a rapid-fire modification device
265.01‑D
Criminal possession of a weapon in a restricted location
265.01‑E
Criminal possession of a firearm, rifle or shotgun in a sensitive location
265.02
Criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree
265.03
Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree
265.04
Criminal possession of a weapon in the first degree
265.05
Unlawful possession of weapons by persons under sixteen
265.06
Unlawful possession of a weapon upon school grounds
265.07
Registration and serialization of firearms, rifles, shotguns, finished frames or receivers, and unfinished frames or receivers
265.08
Criminal use of a firearm in the second degree
265.09
Criminal use of a firearm in the first degree
265.10
Manufacture, transport, disposition and defacement of weapons and dangerous instruments and appliances
265.11
Criminal sale of a firearm in the third degree
265.12
Criminal sale of a firearm in the second degree
265.13
Criminal sale of a firearm in the first degree
265.14
Criminal sale of a firearm with the aid of a minor
265.15
Presumptions of possession, unlawful intent and defacement
265.16
Criminal sale of a firearm to a minor
265.17
Criminal purchase or disposal of a weapon
265.19
Aggravated criminal possession of a weapon
265.20
Exemptions
265.25
Certain wounds to be reported
265.26
Burn injury and wounds to be reported
265.30
Certain convictions to be reported
265.35
Prohibited use of weapons
265.37
Unlawful possession of certain ammunition feeding devices
265.38
Unlawful sale of a non-microstamping-enabled firearm
265.40
Purchase of rifles and/or shotguns in contiguous states
265.45
Failure to safely store rifles, shotguns, and firearms in the first degree
265.50
Criminal manufacture, sale, or transport of an undetectable firearm, rifle or shotgun
265.50*2
Failure to safely store rifles, shotguns, and firearms in the second degree
265.55
Criminal possession of an undetectable firearm, rifle or shotgun
265.60
Criminal sale of a ghost gun in the second degree
265.61
Criminal sale of a ghost gun in the first degree
265.63
Criminal sale of a frame or receiver in the second degree
265.64
Criminal sale of a frame or receiver in the first degree
265.65
Criminal purchase of a semiautomatic rifle
265.66
Criminal sale of a semiautomatic rifle

Accessed:
May 25, 2024

Last modified:
May 13, 2022

§ 265.07’s source at nysenate​.gov

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