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§ 193-12. Penalties for offenses. Any person who shall violate or shall neglect or refuse to comply with this Article or any provisions thereof shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.) or by imprisonment not exceeding sixty (60) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and each day of violation shall constitute a separate offense and be subject to punishment as such. ARTICLE III, Firearms [Adopted 5-15-1989]

§ 193-13. Findings and declaration. The Common Council of the City of Albany finds and declares that the proliferation and use of assault weapons pose and present a threat to the health, safety, welfare and security to the citizens of Albany.

§ 193-14. Scope and intent. As used herein, "assault weapon" generally means a firearm of such a nature and with such a high rate of fire and/or capacity for firepower that its function as a legitimate sports or recreational firearm is substantially outweighed by the danger that it can be used to kill and injure human beings. While it is the intent, then, of this legislation to restrict the use and possession of assault weapons, it is not the intent of the Common Council to place restrictions on the use of those firearms which are primarily designed and intended for hunting, target practice or other legitimate sports or recreational activities.

§ 193-15. Assault weapons.

  • A.

    As used herein, "assault weapon" includes any of the following or their copies:

    • (1)


Bushmaster Firearms Company auto pistol Calico Model 100-P auto pistol Federal Engineering Corporation XP 450, XP 900 Holmes Firearms MP-83, MP-22 assault pistols Intratec Tec-9 Auto, Tec-9M, Scorpion auto pistols Israeli Military Industries UZI pistol Iver Johnson Enforcer Model 300 auto Ingram or S.W.D. MAC 10, MAC 11 Spectre double-action auto pistol Ruger Mini 14 (2) Rifles and shotguns by manufacturers in the United States: Auto-Ordinance Corporation Thompson M1, Mix, 27 A-1 Thompson A-1 Thompson Deluxe, 1927 A5 Colt AR-15A2-Delta H-Bar, AR-15A2 H-Bar Federal Engineering Corporation XC-900, XC-450 auto carbines Springfield Armory Inc. BM-59, SAR-48 S.W.D. Street Sweeper shotgun Weaver Arms Corporation nighthawk (3) Rifles and shotguns by manufacturers outside the United States: Avtomat Kalashnikovs manufactured or imported by American Arms, Bushmaster Firearms, Daewoo, Mitchell, Norinco and Poly Technologies

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