|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 05, 2019||referred to codes|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1203
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 21, 2019||referred to codes|
senate Bill S6160
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6160 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Codes
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§400 & 400.02, Pen L
S6160 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6160 SPONSOR: BIAGGI TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to local and state law enforcement's access to records of applications for licenses of firearms PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To grant law enforcement officers access to and copies of application information for firearms licenses. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (e) of subdivision 5 of section 400.00 of the penal law to provide that local and state law enforcement shall, upon request, be granted access to and copies of application information for firearms licenses. Section 2 amends section 400.2 of the penal law to make a technical correction.
S6160 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6160 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 21, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to local and state law enforcement's access to records of applications for licenses of firearms THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (e) of subdivision 5 of section 400.00 of the penal law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (iii) If an exception is sought and granted pursuant to paragraph (b) of this subdivision, the application information shall not be public record, unless the request is determined to be null and void. If an exception is sought and granted pursuant to paragraph (c) of this subdi- vision, the information concerning such recertification application shall not be public record, unless the request is determined to be null and void. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBPARA- GRAPH, LOCAL AND STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE GRANTED ACCESS TO AND COPIES OF SUCH APPLICATION INFORMATION PROVIDED THAT SUCH INFORMATION OBTAINED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBPARAGRAPH SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED A PUBLIC RECORD OF SUCH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. § 2. Section 400.02 of the penal law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: § 400.02 Statewide license and record database. There shall be a statewide license and record database which shall be created and maintained by the division of state police the cost of which shall not be borne by any municipality. Records assembled or collected for purposes of inclusion in such database shall not be subject to disclosure pursuant to article six of the public officers law. Records containing granted license applications shall be periodically checked by the division of criminal justice services against criminal conviction, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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