assembly Bill A514

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits persons named on the consolidated terrorist watchlist from obtaining or renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to codes

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A514 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8693
2017-2018: A2959
2021-2022: A3841

A514 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits persons named on the No Fly List maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation from obtaining or renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms.

A514 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   514

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Codes

AN  ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting persons named
  on the No Fly List maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center admin-
  istered by the Federal  Bureau  of  Investigation  from  obtaining  or
  renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  400.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Eligibility. No license shall be issued or renewed pursuant to this
section  except  by  the licensing officer, and then only after investi-
gation and finding that all statements in a  proper  application  for  a
license  are  true.  No license shall be issued or renewed except for an
applicant (a) twenty-one years of age or older, provided, however,  that
where  such  applicant  has  been  honorably  discharged from the United
States army, navy, marine corps,  air  force  or  coast  guard,  or  the
national  guard  of the state of New York, no such age restriction shall
apply; (b) of good moral character;  (c)  who  has  not  been  convicted
anywhere  of  a  felony  or a serious offense; (d) who is not a fugitive
from justice; (e) who is not an unlawful user  of  or  addicted  to  any
controlled  substance as defined in section 21 U.S.C. 802; (f) who being
an alien (i) is not illegally or unlawfully in the United States or (ii)
has not been admitted to the United States  under  a  nonimmigrant  visa
subject  to  the  exception in 18 U.S.C. 922(y)(2); (g) who has not been
discharged from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions; (h) who,
having been a citizen of the United States, has not renounced his or her
citizenship; (i) who has stated whether he or she has ever suffered  any
mental illness; (j) who has not been involuntarily committed to a facil-
ity  under  the  jurisdiction  of  an office of the department of mental

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