Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 14, 2018||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S9191
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S9191 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S9191 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to requiring social media and search engine reviews prior to the approval of an application or renewal of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver; requires a person applying for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver or a renewal of such license to consent to having his or her social media accounts and search engine history reviewed and investigated for certain posts and/or searches over a period of 1-3 years prior to the approval of such application or renewal; defines terms.
2017-S9191 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S9191 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring social media and search engine reviews prior to the approval of an application or renewal of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To require law enforcement agencies to review the internet and social media accounts of any individual prior to granting or renewing a handgun permit in New York State. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3, subdivision 4, and paragraph (b) of subdivision 10 of section 400.00 of the penal law, paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 as amended and paragraph (b) of subdivision 10 as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013 are amended
2017-S9191 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9191 I N S E N A T E November 14, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring social media and search engine reviews prior to the approval of an application or renewal of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3, subdivision 4, and para- graph (b) of subdivision 10 of section 400.00 of the penal law, para- graph (a) of subdivision 3 and subdivision 4 as amended and paragraph (b) of subdivision 10 as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, are amended to read as follows: (a) Applications shall be made and renewed, in the case of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver, to the licensing officer in the city or county, as the case may be, where the applicant resides, is principally employed or has his or her principal place of business as merchant or storekeeper; and, in the case of a license as gunsmith or dealer in firearms, to the licensing officer where such place of busi- ness is located. Blank applications shall, except in the city of New York, be approved as to form by the superintendent of state police. An application shall state the full name, date of birth, residence, present occupation of each person or individual signing the same, whether or not he or she is a citizen of the United States, whether or not he or she complies with each requirement for eligibility specified in subdivision one of this section, CONSENT TO HAVE HIS OR HER SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS AND SEARCH ENGINE HISTORY REVIEWED AND INVESTIGATED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI- SION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, and such other facts as may be required to show the good character, competency and integrity of each person or individual signing the application. An application shall be signed and verified by the applicant. Each individual signing an application shall submit one photograph of himself or herself and a duplicate for each required copy of the application. Such photographs shall have been taken within thirty days prior to filing the application. In case of a license as gunsmith or dealer in firearms, the photographs submitted shall be EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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