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New York S 2419 - Requiring Serial Numbers


§ 265.50 Failure to identify a firearm.

(1) Firearms manufactured, crafted, assembled or built by private individuals shall have an identifying serial number engraved, casted, stamped (impressing), or otherwise conspicuously placed on the frame or receiver of the firearm. The serial number must be placed in a manner not susceptible of being readily obliterated, altered, or removed, and must not duplicate any serial number placed by the individual on any other firearm.

(2) The individual shall submit the firearm’s serial number to the department of criminal justice services with the firearm’s size and a photograph of the firearm.

Failure to identify a firearm is a class C felony.