|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to consumer protection|
senate Bill S539
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S539 (ACTIVE) - Details
S539 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S539 SPONSOR: GALLIVAN TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This bill expands the definition of immediate family to include siblings, grandparents, and grandchildren, as applied to transfers of firearms. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 898 of the general business law, expanding the definition of "immediate family" to include siblings, grandparents and grandchildren. Section 2 states that this act shall take effect immediately.
S539 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 539 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection 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 §  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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