|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 14, 2019||referred to finance|
senate Bill S3771
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3771 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3771 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3771 SPONSOR: KAVANAGH TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, the general business law and the penal law, in relation to the point of contact for conducting national instant criminal background checks; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to the creation of the background check fund PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To make New York a point of contact state for the National Instant Crim- inal Background Check System. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the executive law to add a new section 228 that authorizes and directs the state police to serve as the point of contact for implementation of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), and sets forth requirements for implementation including
S3771 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3771 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the executive law, the general business law and the penal law, in relation to the point of contact for conducting national instant criminal background checks; and to amend the state finance law, in relation to the creation of the background check fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 228 to read as follows: § 228. NATIONAL INSTANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS. THE DIVISION IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO SERVE AS A STATE POINT OF CONTACT FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF 18 U.S.C. SEC. 922 (T), ALL FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND APPLICABLE GUIDELINES ADOPTED PURSUANT THERETO, AND THE NATIONAL INSTANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM. 1. THE DIVISION SHALL REPORT THE NAME, DATE OF BIRTH AND PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION OF ANY PERSON PROHIBITED FROM POSSESSING A FIREARM PURSUANT TO 18 USC 922(G) OR (N) TO THE NATIONAL INSTANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM INDEX, DENIED PERSONS FILES. 2. THE SUPERINTENDENT SHALL PROMULGATE A PLAN TO COORDINATE BACK- GROUND CHECKS FOR FIREARM PURCHASES AND ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION THAT SELLS, DELIVERS OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERS ANY FIREARM SHALL CONTACT THE STATE POLICE IN ORDER TO COMPLETE THE BACKGROUND CHECKS IN COMPLI- ANCE WITH FEDERAL AND STATE LAW, INCLUDING NICS, IN NEW YORK STATE. FOLLOWING IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH PLAN, NO APPLICATION OR RECORD OF SALE SHALL BE COMPLETED FOR THE PURCHASE OR TRANSFER OF A FIREARM BY A LICENSED DEALER WITHOUT FIRST CONTACTING THE STATE POLICE. SUCH PLAN SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING FEATURES: (A) THE SUPERINTENDENT OF THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE SHALL CREATE A CENTRALIZED BUREAU WITHIN THE NEW YORK STATE POLICE DEPARTMENT WITH A CONTACT CENTER UNIT THAT HANDLES ALL BACKGROUND CHECKS AND MAINTAINS AN EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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