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Shotguns are covered if they are semi-automatic and have one of the following “military characteristics”:

• Folding or telescoping stock

• Thumb hole stock

• Second hand grip or protruding grip that can be held by non-shooting hand

• Fixed magazine capacity in excess of seven rounds

• An ability to accept a detachable magazine

Rifles are covered if they are semi-automatic, capable of using a detachable magazine, and have one of the following “military characteristics”:

• Folding or telescoping stock

• Protruding pistol grip

• Thumb hole stock

• Second hand grip or protruding grip that can be held by non-shooting hand

• Bayonet mount

• Flash suppressor, muzzle brake, compensator or a “threaded barrel” to accommodate such

• Grenade launcher

Source: www.governor.ny.gov/nysafeact/gun-reform