|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1412
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1412 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Codes
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §400.00, add §400.20, Pen L; amd §§11-0701 & 11-0713, En Con L
S1412 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to establishing additional requirements to purchase a firearm, shotgun or rifle; requires a person to apply for a hunting license prior to the purchase of a shotgun or rifle; establishes additional requirements for all firearms, shotguns and rifles including taking a five hour gun safety course and exam, passing a shooting range test with 90% accuracy, providing notarized proof of a passed drug test and mental health evaluation, providing proof of purchase of firearm and ammunition safe storage depositories and passing a criminal background check.
S1412 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1412 SPONSOR: PARKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to establishing additional requirements to purchase a firearm, shotgun or rifle PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: In relation to establishing additional requirements to purchase a firearm, shotgun, or rifle SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 and subdivision 4-b of section 400.00 of the penal law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 60 of the laws of 2018, and subdivision 4-b as added by chapter 446 of the laws of 1997, are amended
S1412 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1412 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to establishing additional requirements to purchase a firearm, shotgun or rifle THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 and subdivision 4-b of section 400.00 of the penal law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 60 of the laws of 2018, and subdivision 4-b as added by chapter 446 of the laws of 1997, are 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 or who is not the subject of an outstanding warrant of arrest issued upon the alleged commission of a felony or 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 AND HAS PROVIDED NOTARIZED PROOF OF A PASSED DRUG TEST BY A LICENSED PHYSICIAN; (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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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