New York has no law specifically penalizing a person who enables a child to access a firearm.1
See our Child Access Prevention policy summary for a comprehensive discussion of this issue.
- New York penalizes transferring a firearm to a person who is or reasonably appears to be less than nineteen years of age only if the seller is not legally authorized to possess a firearm. N.Y. Penal Law § 265.16. See Minimum Age to Purchase or Possess Firearms in New York for further information. ⤴︎