|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to codes|
|Jan 07, 2015||referred to codes|
assembly Bill A249
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Carmen E. Arroyo
Luis R. Sepúlveda
A249 (ACTIVE) - Details
A249 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 249 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 7, 2015 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ROZIC, ABINANTI, ARROYO, COOK, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, MILLER, MOSLEY, O'DONNELL, PAULIN, PICHARDO, SCARBOROUGH, WRIGHT -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK, MARKEY, RIVERA, ROBERTS, SEPULVEDA -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation to establishing the safe homes act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "safe homes act". S 2. Section 140.10 of the criminal procedure law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. (A) A POLICE OFFICER WHO RESPONDS TO A REPORT OF A FAMILY OFFENSE AS DEFINED IN SECTION 530.11 OF THIS CHAPTER AND SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED TWELVE OF THE FAMILY COURT ACT MAY, IN THE INTEREST OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TAKE TEMPORARY CUSTODY OF ANY FIREARM, RIFLE, ELECTRONIC DART GUN, ELEC- TRONIC STUN GUN, DISGUISED GUN, IMITATION WEAPON, SHOTGUN, ANTIQUE FIREARM, BLACK POWDER RIFLE, BLACK POWDER SHOTGUN, OR MUZZLE-LOADING FIREARM THAT IS IN PLAIN SIGHT OR IS DISCOVERED PURSUANT TO A CONSENSUAL OR OTHER LAWFUL SEARCH, AND SHALL TAKE TEMPORARY CUSTODY OF ANY SUCH WEAPON THAT IS IN THE POSSESSION OF ANY PERSON ARRESTED FOR THE COMMIS- SION OF SUCH FAMILY OFFENSE OR SUSPECTED OF ITS COMMISSION. AN OFFICER WHO TAKES CUSTODY OF ANY WEAPON PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL ALSO TAKE CUSTODY OF ANY LICENSE TO CARRY, POSSESS, REPAIR AND DISPOSE OF SUCH WEAPON ISSUED TO THE PERSON SUSPECTED OF SUCH FAMILY OFFENSE. THE OFFICER SHALL DELIVER SUCH WEAPON AND/OR LICENSE TO THE APPROPRIATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (F) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION 265.20 OF THE PENAL LAW. (B) UPON TAKING CUSTODY OF WEAPONS OR A LICENSE DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE RESPONDING OFFICER SHALL GIVE THE OWNER OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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