senate Bill S6419

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the civil rights restoration act and amends provisions of law regarding firearm licenses; repealer

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
May 17, 2017 referred to codes

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S6419 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8909
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §79-o, Civ Rts L; amd §§400, 400.02 & 400.05, rpld §400.00 sub 11 ¶¶(b) & (c), sub 16-a ¶(c), sub 10 ¶(b), §400.03, Pen L; amd §898, Gen Bus L; rpld §9.46, amd §33.13, Ment Hyg L; rpld §837 sub 19, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1174

S6419 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the civil rights restoration act and amends provisions of law regarding firearm licenses and destruction of firearms; exempts certain individuals from providing photographs in order to obtain a firearm license; expands the definition of immediate family.

S6419 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6419 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6419

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the civil rights law, in relation  to  establishing  the
  civil  rights  restoration act; to amend the penal law, in relation to
  medical and/or clinical records and reporting for purposes of  firearm
  licenses,  in  relation to the destruction of firearms, in relation to
  registration of sellers of ammunition, and in  relation  to  exempting
  certain  individuals  from  having to provide a photograph for firearm
  licensing purposes; to amend the general business law, in relation  to
  expanding  the  definition  of  immediate  family; to amend the mental
  hygiene law, in relation to reporting; repealing certain provisions of
  the penal law relating to firearms licenses and sellers of ammunition;
  and repealing certain provisions of the mental  hygiene  law  and  the
  executive  law, relating to reporting of substantial risk or threat of
  harm by mental health professionals

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "civil rights restoration act".
  § 2. The civil rights law is amended by adding a new section  79-o  to
read as follows:
  § 79-O. CIVIL RIGHTS RESTORATION. 1. IN ANY PROCEEDING THAT MAY IMPACT
AN  INDIVIDUAL'S  RIGHTS UNDER THE SECOND AMENDMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
CONSTITUTION, OR ANY SIMILAR STATE  RIGHT,  INCLUDING  SUCH  PROCEEDINGS
THAT  COULD  RESULT  IN  THE  LOSS  OF  A  LICENSE TO CARRY OR POSSESS A
FIREARM:
  (A) NO COURT ORDER SHALL BE ISSUED NOR PROCEEDING BE COMMENCED  UNLESS
ALL PLEADINGS OR OTHER ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENTS HAVE BEEN FILED AND SERVED
IN  CONFORMITY  WITH ARTICLE THIRTY OF THE CIVIL PRACTICE LAW AND RULES,
AND WHERE SUCH PLEADING INCLUDES AN ALLEGATION THAT THE  INDIVIDUAL  HAS
BEEN  "INVOLUNTARILY  COMMITTED  TO A MENTAL INSTITUTION," SUCH PLEADING

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

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