NYS, not to be outdone by California has proposed new ammo restrictions.
II) EVERY MANUFACTURER SHALL CODE ANY AMMUNITION FOR HANDGUNS AND ASSAULT WEAPONS SOLD OR MANUFACTURED AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN.
B. THE VENDOR REGISTRY.
EVERY VENDOR OF AMMUNITION SHALL REGISTER WITH THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE IN A MANNER PRESCRIBED BY THE NEW YORK STATE
POLICE, AND SHALL RECORD THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IN A FORMAT
PRESCRIBED BY THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE:
(I) THE DATE OF THE TRANSACTION;
(II) THE NAME OF THE TRANSFEREE;
(III) THE PURCHASER'S DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER OR OTHER GOVERNMENT
ISSUED IDENTIFICATION CARD NUMBER;
(IV) THE DATE OF BIRTH OF THE PURCHASER;
(V) THE UNIQUE IDENTIFIER OF ALL HANDGUN AMMUNITION OR BULLETS TRANS-FERRED;
(VI) THE CALIBER OF THE BULLET; AND
(VII) ANY OTHER INFORMATION DETERMINED NECESSARY BY THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE.
In the bill are provisions that you cannot own any cartridges or bullets that are not marked with an ID#. Possession of unmarked ammo after 1/15/15 is a misdemeanor.
Deer hunters cannot possess any ammo older than 3 years and must surrender it to authorities if older and hording is illegal.