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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to codes|
senate Bill S220
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S220 - Details
S220 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S220 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, the penal law and the judiciary law, in relation to licensing of gun dealer employees, recertification of gun licensees and reporting of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence PURPOSE OF THE BILL: This bill would enhance New York's ability to ensure that individuals in possession of firearms licenses and who sell guns at gun stores are legally entitled to possess these weapons. The bill would require that: (1) employees of gunsmiths and gun dealers undergo a National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) check; (2) any person holding a New York firearm, gunsmith or firearm dealer license undergo a NICS check every three or five years; and (3) the administrator of the courts establish a procedure for transmission of information about persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence to the NICS index. In order to help prevent thefts of weapons, it also would remove the street addresses of firearm licensees from the category of public
S220 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 220 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the general business law, the penal law and the judici- ary law, in relation to licensing of gun dealer employees, recertif- ication of gun licensees and reporting of misdemeanor crimes of domes- tic violence THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 40 and sections 900 and 901 of the general business law, as renumbered by chapter 407 of the laws of 1973, are renumbered article 50 and sections 1001 and 1002 and a new article 40 is added to read as follows: ARTICLE 40 EMPLOYEES OF GUNSMITHS AND DEALERS IN FIREARMS, RIFLES AND SHOTGUNS SECTION 900. DEFINITIONS. 901. EMPLOYEE CERTIFICATION. 902. CERTIFICATE OF EMPLOYMENT. 903. RULES AND REGULATIONS. 904. VIOLATIONS. S 900. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE: 1. "DEALER" MEANS ANY PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION OR COMPA- NY LICENSED AS A DEALER IN FIREARMS PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW OR PURSUANT TO 18 U.S.C. 923. 2. "GUNSMITH" MEANS ANY PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION OR COMPANY LICENSED AS A GUNSMITH PURSUANT TO SECTION 400.00 OF THE PENAL LAW. 3. "EMPLOYEE" MEANS A PERSON EMPLOYED BY A DEALER OR GUNSMITH AND WHOSE DUTIES INCLUDE THE HANDLING, SELLING OR OTHERWISE DISPOSING OF FIREARMS, RIFLES OR SHOTGUNS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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