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

For more information about undetectable and untraceable firearms, see our Ghost Guns policy page.

Notes
  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). ⤴︎