assembly Bill A4390

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires proof of liability insurance prior to issuing a license to carry a firearm

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to codes
Feb 04, 2013 referred to codes



A4390 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3561
2011-2012: A3043
2015-2016: A6486
2017-2018: A349
2019-2020: A95
2021-2022: A581

A4390 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the submission of proof of personal liability insurance prior to the issuance or renewal of a license to carry a firearm.

A4390 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 4, 2013

Introduced by M. of A. PERRY, KAVANAGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  AUBRY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring proof of liabil-
  ity insurance prior to the issuance of a license to carry a firearm


  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 400.00 of penal law, as amended by
chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Eligibility. No license shall be issued or renewed pursuant to this
section except by the licensing officer, and then  only  after  investi-
gation  and  finding  that  all statements in a proper application for a
license are true. No license shall be issued or renewed  except  for  an
applicant  (a) twenty-one years of age or older, provided, however, that
where such applicant has  been  honorably  discharged  from  the  United
States  army,  navy,  marine  corps,  air  force  or coast guard, or the
national guard of the state of New York, no such age  restriction  shall
apply;  (b)  of  good  moral  character;  (c) who has not been convicted
anywhere of a felony or a serious offense; (d) who has stated whether he
or she has ever suffered any mental illness  or  been  confined  to  any
hospital  or institution, public or private, for mental illness; (e) who
has not had a license revoked or who is not under a suspension or  inel-
igibility  order  issued pursuant to the provisions of section 530.14 of
the criminal procedure law or section eight hundred forty-two-a  of  the
family court act; (f) in the county of Westchester, who has successfully
completed  a  firearms  safety course and test as evidenced by a certif-
icate of completion issued in his or her name and endorsed and  affirmed
under  the  penalties of perjury by a duly authorized instructor, except
that: (i) persons who are honorably discharged from  the  United  States
army, navy, marine corps or coast guard, or of the national guard of the
state  of  New  York,  and produce evidence of official qualification in
firearms during the term of service are not required to  have  completed

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.