New York Legislators Consider Banning Nerf Guns and BB guns From Children

It shall be unlawful for any person under the age of [sixteen]  seven-
     6  teen to possess any air-gun, spring-gun or other instrument or weapon in
     7  which the propelling force is a spring or air, or any gun or any instru-
     8  ment  or  weapon  in or upon which any loaded or blank cartridges may be
     9  used, or any loaded or blank cartridges or ammunition therefor,  or  any
    10  dangerous  knife;  provided  that  the possession of rifle or shotgun or
    11  ammunition therefor by the holder of a hunting license or permit  issued
    12  pursuant  to  article  eleven  of the environmental conservation law an
    13  used in accordance with said law shall not be governed by this section.