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 08, 2020 referred to codes
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 Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11287
2021-2022: A449

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.