NY Penal Law 265.03 – Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON IN THE SECOND DEGREE.

Criminal possession of a weapon in the 2nd degree.

A person is guilty of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree when:

(1) with intent to use the same unlawfully against another, such person:

(a) possesses a machine-gun; or

(b) possesses a loaded firearm; or

(c) possesses a disguised gun; or

(2) such person possesses five or more firearms; or

(3) such person possesses any loaded firearm. Such possession shall not, except as provided in subdivision one or seven of section 265.02 of this article, constitute a violation of this subdivision if such possession takes place in such person’s home or place of business.

Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree is a class C felony.

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