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NYSACDL Urges Gov. Cuomo to Sign Gravity Knife Bill Into Law

Friday, May 24, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jennifer Van Ort
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Recently, NYS Bill S4863 (Savino) / A5944 (Quart) unanimously passed by both houses of the New York State Legislature. This bill would entirely remove references to gravity knives in various provisions of the penal law relating to firearms and other dangerous weapons. Such a change would eliminate potential confusion and shield those individuals who did not intend to possess a dangerous weapon by purchasing or otherwise using the tools associated with their trade or hobby.

Following this passage, NYSACDL President Lori Cohen sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo urging him to sign this bill into law. You can read that letter here.

NYSACDL thanks Sen. Savino & Assem. Quart for continuing the push to make this important change a reality!