assembly Bill A890

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a waiting period before a firearm, shotgun or rifle may be delivered to a person

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Jan 14, 2019 referred to codes

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A890 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, add §400.20, Pen L; amd §§897 & 898, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11287

A890 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a ten day waiting period from contact of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) before a firearm, shotgun or rifle may be delivered to a person.

A890 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   890

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the penal law and the general business law, in relation
  to establishing a waiting period before a firearm,  shotgun  or  rifle
  may be delivered to a person

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 12 of section  400.00  of  the  penal  law,  as
amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  12.  Records required of gunsmiths and dealers in firearms. Any person
licensed as gunsmith or dealer in firearms  shall  keep  a  record  book
approved  as to form, except in the city of New York, by the superinten-
dent of state police. In the record book shall be entered at the time of
every transaction involving a firearm the date,  name,  age,  occupation
and residence of any person from whom a firearm is received or to whom a
firearm  is delivered, and the calibre, make, model, manufacturer's name
and serial number, or if none, any other distinguishing number or  iden-
tification  mark  on  such  firearm.  Before delivering a firearm to any
person, the licensee shall require him to produce either a license valid
under this section to carry or possess the  same,  or  proof  of  lawful
authority as an exempt person pursuant to section 265.20 OF THIS CHAPTER
AND TEN BUSINESS DAYS HAVE ELAPSED SINCE THE DATE THE LICENSEE CONTACTED
THE  NATIONAL  INSTANT  CRIMINAL  BACKGROUND  CHECK SYSTEM (NICS) OR ITS
SUCCESSOR TO INITIATE A NATIONAL INSTATE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.   In
addition,  before  delivering a firearm to a peace officer, the licensee
shall verify that person's status as a peace officer with  the  division
of  state  police.  After  completing  the foregoing, the licensee shall
remove and retain the attached coupon and enter in the record  book  the
date of such license, number, if any, and name of the licensing officer,
in  the  case  of  the  holder  of a license to carry or possess, or the
shield or other number, if any, assignment and department, unit or agen-

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

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