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New York prohibits undetectable firearms, which include firearms that:

  • Cannot be detected by metal detectors after the removal of grips, stocks, and magazines.1
  • Have a barrel, slide or cylinder, frame, or receiver that cannot be imaged by security screening devices commonly used at airports.2


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  1. N.Y. Penal Law § 265.50(A)(1); id. § 265.55(A)(1).[]
  2. N.Y. Penal Law § 265.50(A)(2); id. § 265.55(A)(2).[]