Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Sep 02, 2020||
print number 8926a
|Sep 02, 2020||
amend (t) and recommit to rules
|Aug 19, 2020||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S8926A
2019-2020 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
2019-S8926 - Details
2019-S8926 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8926 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to providing terms for crimi- nal nuisance in the second degree PURPOSE: To include manufacture and sale of products in the meaning of "create and maintain" as used in subdivision 1 of Section 240.45 of the New York State Penal law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 240.45 of the Penal law by adding a new subdi- vision 3, to include the sale and manufacture of products in the use of the terms "create and maintain" as used in subdivision 1.
2019-S8926 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8926 I N S E N A T E August 19, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- 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 providing terms for crimi- nal nuisance in the second degree THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 240.45 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3. AS USED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, THE TERMS "CREATE" AND "MAINTAIN" SHALL INCLUDE THE SALE OR MANUFACTURING OF PRODUCTS. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD17136-01-0
2019-S8926A (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8926A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8926A SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general business law, in relation to the dangers to safety and health and creation of a public nuisance cause by the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of firearms PURPOSE: To regulate the sale, manufacture, importation and marketing of firearms in relation to creating or maintaining a condition that endangers safety or health through the sale, manufacturing, importing or marketing of firearms within the guidelines of City of New York v Beretta USA Corp., 524 F3d 384. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill amends the General Business Law by adding Article 39-DDDD.
2019-S8926A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8926--A I N S E N A T E August 19, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to the dangers to safety and health and creation of a public nuisance cause by the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of firearms THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative findings and intent. The legislature hereby finds that the illegal use of firearms not only constitutes a public nuisance as declared in article 400 of the penal law, but that the effects of such nuisance poses specific harm to New Yorkers based large- ly on their zip code and certain immutable characteristics such as race and ethnicity. Illegal firearm violence has disproportionately affected urban neighborhoods in the state despite stringent state and local laws against the illegal possession of firearms while, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives statistics, 74% of firearms used in crimes in New York are purchased outside of New York. Thus, the legislature further finds that given the ease at which legal firearms flow into the illegal market, and given the specific harm ille- gal firearm violence causes certain New Yorkers, those responsible for the sale, manufacture, or marketing of firearms may be held liable for the public nuisance caused by such activities. § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new article 39-dddd to read as follows: ARTICLE 39-DDDD SALE, MANUFACTURING, IMPORTING AND MARKETING OF FIREARMS SECTION 898-A. DEFINITIONS. 898-B. DANGERS TO SAFETY AND HEALTH. 898-C. PUBLIC NUISANCE. 898-D. ENFORCEMENT. 898-E. PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION. § 898-A. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "DECEPTIVE ARTS OR PRACTICES" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS
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