assembly Bill A3258

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to enacting the "handgun trigger safety act"

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Jan 29, 2019 referred to codes

A3258 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 42 §§1100 - 1103, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10916

A3258 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "handgun trigger safety act" which creates a fund to develop personalized handgun technology; requires that all handguns manufactured in the state of New York have personalized handgun technology within five years and all handguns be retrofitted within ten years.

A3258 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3258

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Codes

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  enacting  the
  "handgun trigger safety act"

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "handgun trigger safety act".
  § 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new article 42 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 42
                          PERSONALIZED HANDGUNS
SECTION 1100. DEFINITIONS.
        1101. DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONALIZED HANDGUN TECHNOLOGY.
        1102. MANUFACTURING OF PERSONALIZED HANDGUNS.
        1103. DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES OVERSIGHT.
  § 1100. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "PERSONALIZED HANDGUN" SHALL MEAN A HANDGUN THAT:
  (A)  ENABLES  ONLY AN AUTHORIZED USER OF THE HANDGUN TO FIRE THE HAND-
GUN; AND
  (B) IS MANUFACTURED IN SUCH  A  MANNER  THAT  THE  FIRING  RESTRICTION
DESCRIBED  IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION IS INCORPORATED INTO THE
DESIGN OF THE HANDGUN; IS NOT SOLD AS AN ACCESSORY; AND CANNOT BE READI-
LY REMOVED OR DEACTIVATED;
  2. "QUALIFIED ENTITY" SHALL MEAN:
  (A) A STATE OR UNIT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT;
  (B) A NONPROFIT OR FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION; OR
  (C) AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AND
  3. "RETROFITTED PERSONALIZED HANDGUN" MEANS A HANDGUN  FITTED  WITH  A
DEVICE THAT:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06192-01-9

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