assembly Bill A967

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits entry to gun shows to anyone under twelve years of age

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to economic development
Jan 08, 2015 referred to economic development

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A967 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง896, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6088
2017-2018: A4962
2019-2020: A1247

A967 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits entry to gun shows to anyone under twelve years of age.

A967 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   967

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ROSENTHAL, SCHIMEL, DINOWITZ, PAULIN, JAFFEE,
  COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PERRY -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  age  require-
  ments for gun shows

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 1 of section  896  of
the  general  business law, as added by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000,
are amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows:
  (b) notify all firearm exhibitors in writing that a  national  instant
criminal  background  check must be completed prior to all firearm sales
or transfers, including sales or transfers of rifles or shotguns; [and]
  (c) provide access at the gun show to a firearm dealer licensed  under
federal  law  who  is  authorized to perform a national instant criminal
background check where the seller or transferor of a firearm,  rifle  or
shotgun  is  not  authorized  to  conduct  such a check by (i) requiring
firearm exhibitors who are firearm dealers licensed  under  federal  law
and who are authorized to conduct a national instant criminal background
check  to  provide  such  a check at cost or (ii) designating a specific
location at the gun show where a firearm dealer licensed  under  federal
law  who is authorized to conduct a national instant criminal background
check will be present to perform such a check at cost. Any firearm deal-
er licensed under federal law who performs a national  instant  criminal
background  check pursuant to this paragraph shall provide the seller or
transferor of the firearm, rifle or shotgun with a copy  of  the  United
States  Department  of Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Form ATF F 4473 and such dealer shall maintain such form and  make  such
form  available  for inspection by law enforcement agencies for a period
of ten years thereafter[.]; AND
  (D) PROHIBIT ENTRANCE TO THE GUN SHOW OF ANY PERSON WHO IS  UNDER  THE
AGE OF TWELVE YEARS OF AGE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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