assembly Bill A5303

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Expands the definition of immediate family to include siblings, grandparents and grandchildren as such term relates to the sale or disposal of certain firearms

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Feb 08, 2019 referred to codes

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A5303 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S539
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §898, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3377
2017-2018: A10325, S1140

A5303 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the definition of immediate family to include siblings, grandparents and grandchildren as such term relates to the sale or disposal of certain firearms.

A5303 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5303

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Codes

AN  ACT  to amend the general business law, in relation to expanding the
  definition of immediate family to include siblings,  grandparents  and
  grandchildren  as such term relates to the private sale or disposal of
  certain firearms

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 898 of the general business law,
as added by chapter 1 of the  laws  of  2013,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  In addition to any other requirements pursuant to state and feder-
al  law,  all sales, exchanges or disposals of firearms, rifles or shot-
guns shall be conducted in accordance  with  this  section  unless  such
sale, exchange or disposal is conducted by a licensed importer, licensed
manufacturer  or licensed dealer, as those terms are defined in 18 USC §
[922] 921, when such sale, exchange or disposal is conducted pursuant to
that person's  federal  firearms  license  or  such  sale,  exchange  or
disposal is between members of an immediate family. For purposes of this
section, "immediate family" shall mean spouses, domestic partners, chil-
dren and step-children, SIBLINGS, GRANDPARENTS AND GRANDCHILDREN.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02692-01-9

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