assembly Bill A1697

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to gun license applications not containing warnings

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Jun 13, 2019 held for consideration in codes
Jan 16, 2019 referred to codes

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A1697 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S686
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A9699, S7044

A1697 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that no applications, or the literature given therewith, shall be approved, distributed or used in any capacity if they contain an explicit written warning regarding ownership or use of a firearm.

A1697 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1697

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HAWLEY, BLANKENBUSH, DiPIETRO, FRIEND, LAWRENCE,
  MORINELLO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to gun  license  applications
  not containing warnings

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of  section  400.00  of  the
penal  law,  as  amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to
read as follows:
  (a) Applications shall be made and renewed, in the case of  a  license
to  carry  or  possess a pistol or revolver, to the licensing officer in
the city or county, as the case may be, where the applicant resides,  is
principally  employed  or  has his or her principal place of business as
merchant or storekeeper; and, in the case of a license  as  gunsmith  or
dealer  in  firearms, to the licensing officer where such place of busi-
ness is located. Blank applications shall, except in  the  city  of  New
York,  be approved as to form by the superintendent of state police.  NO
APPLICATIONS, OR THE LITERATURE  GIVEN  THEREWITH,  SHALL  BE  APPROVED,
DISTRIBUTED  OR  USED  IN ANY CAPACITY WHICH CONTAIN AN EXPLICIT WRITTEN
WARNING REGARDING OWNERSHIP OR USE OF A FIREARM.  An  application  shall
state  the  full  name,  date of birth, residence, present occupation of
each person or individual signing the same, whether or not he or she  is
a  citizen  of the United States, whether or not he or she complies with
each requirement for eligibility specified in subdivision  one  of  this
section and such other facts as may be required to show the good charac-
ter,  competency  and integrity of each person or individual signing the
application. An application shall be signed and verified by  the  appli-
cant. Each individual signing an application shall submit one photograph
of  himself  or  herself  and  a duplicate for each required copy of the
application. Such photographs shall have been taken within  thirty  days
prior  to  filing  the  application. In case of a license as gunsmith or

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

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