In 2012, New York repealed its law requiring firearms manufacturers to include shell casings with handguns delivered to any person in New York, and requiring dealers to forward these casings to the State Police for entry into an automated database.1

See our Ballistic Identification policy summary and our Microstamping policy summary for comprehensive discussions of these issues.

Notes
  1. 2012 N.Y. ALS 55, Part B, § 1. See former N.Y. Gen. Bus. Law § 396-ff. ⤴︎