|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to consumer protection|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S574
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S574 - Details
S574 - Summary
Regulates firearms and ammunition dealers; requires such dealers to hold a permit issued by the division of criminal justice services after an investigation of the applicant by such division; requires such dealers to have insurance and engage in certain security measures at their businesses; violations of such provisions shall constitute a class A misdemeanor.
S574 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S574 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to regulating firearms and ammunition sellers PURPOSE: The purpose of this act is to establish a record retention policy and fill the gaps in existing law regulating firearms and ammunition dealers, so as to reduce the number of firearm deaths and injuries from the irresponsible or criminal use of firearms and ammunition. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds a new Article 38-B to the General Business Law regulating firearms and ammunition dealer's. The new article contains twenty-one sections as follows: * Section 825-832: (i) defines certain terms; (ii) requires all persons who engage in the business of selling, leasing or transferring firearms, rifles, shotguns or ammunition to be issued a dealer permit by the Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS); (iii) establishes the conditions for DCJS to grant, renew or deny said permit; and (iv) provides the grounds for revocation of a dealer permit.
S574 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 574 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, ADAMS, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, HASSELL- THOMPSON, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PERKINS, RIVERA, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to regulating firearms and ammunition sellers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article 38-B to read as follows: ARTICLE 38-B FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION DEALERS SECTION 825. DEFINITIONS. 826. DEALER PERMIT. 827. APPLICATION FOR DEALER PERMIT. 828. INVESTIGATION BY DIVISION. 829. GROUNDS FOR DENIAL OF PERMIT. 830. ISSUANCE OF DEALER PERMIT. 831. REVOCATION. 832. REPORT OF REVOCATION. 833. DISPLAY OF DEALER PERMIT. 834. INSPECTION. 835. SECURITY. 836. INSURANCE. 837. LOCATION OF BUSINESS. 838. PUBLIC WARNING. 839. DUTIES UPON SALE, LEASE OR TRANSFER. 840. SALES RECORDS AND REPORTING. 841. FIREARMS ACQUISITION RECORDS AND REPORTING. 842. INVENTORY REPORTS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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