|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 22, 2019||referred to codes|
assembly Bill A2441
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A2441 (ACTIVE) - Details
A2441 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2441 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 22, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. FAHY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to enacting the effective background check act of 2019, in relation to requiring background checks for employees who would be authorized to possess or transfer firearms, rifles, or shotguns THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "effective background check act of 2019". § 2. Section 400.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi- vision 12-b to read as follows: 12-B. EMPLOYEES OF A GUNSMITH OR DEALER IN FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR SHOT- GUNS. (A) NO PERSON SHALL BE EMPLOYED BY A GUNSMITH OR DEALER IN FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR SHOTGUNS FOR DUTIES THAT INCLUDE HANDLING, SELLING, OR OTHERWISE DISPOSING OF FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR SHOTGUNS, IF SUCH PERSON IS PROHIBITED FROM RECEIVING OR POSSESSING FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR SHOTGUNS UNDER FEDERAL LAW OR IF SUCH PERSON IS PROHIBITED FROM RECEIVING OR POSSESSING FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR SHOTGUNS UNDER LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL LAW OR IF SUCH PERSON WOULD BE INELIGIBLE FOR A LICENSE UNDER THIS SECTION. (B) NO GUNSMITH OR DEALER IN FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR SHOTGUNS SHALL EMPLOY A PERSON WHOSE DUTIES INCLUDE HANDLING, SELLING, OR OTHERWISE DISPOSING OF FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR SHOTGUNS, UNLESS: (I) SUCH PERSON IS TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND HAS BEEN ISSUED AN EMPLOYEE BACK- GROUND CHECK CERTIFICATE FROM THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES; OR (II) SUCH PERSON HAS OBTAINED AND POSSESSES A VALID LICENSE ISSUED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION OR SECTION 400.01 OF THIS ARTICLE; OR (III) SUCH PERSON IS A POLICE OFFICER AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THIR- TY-FOUR OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW. (C) APPLICATIONS FOR EMPLOYEE BACKGROUND CHECK CERTIFICATES SHALL BE SUBMITTED BY THE APPLICANT'S PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYER TO THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES IN A FORM APPROVED BY SUCH DIVISION. APPLICA- TIONS MUST CONTAIN, AT A MINIMUM, THE INFORMATION REQUIRED TO CONDUCT A
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