senate Bill S8028

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing parents of school children with information on the safe storage of firearms

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 11, 2020 referred to education

S8028 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §115, Ed L; add §837-u, Exec L

S8028 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the division of criminal justice services to develop information on the safe storage of firearms to be provided to parents of school children.

S8028 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8028 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8028

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law and the executive law, in relation  to
  directing  that  schools  provide parents with information on the safe
  storage of firearms

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 115 to
read as follows:
  §  115.  INFORMATION  ON THE SAFE STORAGE OF FIREARMS. THE INFORMATION
DEVELOPED PURSUANT TO SECTION EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN-U OF THE EXECU-
TIVE LAW RELATING TO THE SAFE STORAGE OF FIREARMS SHALL BE  MADE  AVAIL-
ABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AND SHALL BE PROVIDED TO PARENTS IN ALL
PUBLIC,  NONPUBLIC,  AND CHARTER SCHOOLS AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH SCHOOL
YEAR.
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a  new  section  837-u  to
read as follows:
  §  837-U.  SAFE  STORAGE  OF  FIREARMS  INFORMATION.  THE DIVISION, IN
CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, SHALL DEVELOP INFORMATION
ON THE SAFE STORAGE OF FIREARMS PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 265.45  AND  265.50
OF  THE  PENAL  LAW,  WHICH  IS TO BE PROVIDED TO PARENTS IN ALL PUBLIC,
NONPUBLIC, AND CHARTER SCHOOLS PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE  HUNDRED  FIFTEEN
OF  THE  EDUCATION LAW. THE INFORMATION SHALL BE PROVIDED IN A CLEAR AND
CONCISE MANNER AND TRANSLATED IN THE SIX MOST COMMON  LANGUAGES  IN  THE
STATE.  SUCH INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, AN EXPLA-
NATION OF THE CURRENT LAW AND HOW PARENTS CAN OBTAIN MORE INFORMATION.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that section one
of this act shall take effect on the first of July next  succeeding  the
date on which it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13852-01-9

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