senate Bill S6160

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to local and state law enforcement's access to records of applications for licenses of firearms

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 03, 2019 signed chap.244
delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 18, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.404
substituted for a7739
Jun 05, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1203
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 21, 2019 referred to codes

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S6160 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7739
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400 & 400.02, Pen L

S6160 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants access to local and state law enforcement of records of applications for licenses of firearms.

S6160 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6160 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6160

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law,  in  relation  to  local  and  state  law
  enforcement's  access  to  records  of  applications  for  licenses of
  firearms

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iii)  of paragraph (e) of subdivision 5 of
section 400.00 of the penal law, as added by chapter 1 of  the  laws  of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  If an exception is sought and granted pursuant to paragraph (b)
of this subdivision, the application information  shall  not  be  public
record,  unless  the  request  is  determined to be null and void. If an
exception is sought and granted pursuant to paragraph (c) of this subdi-
vision, the  information  concerning  such  recertification  application
shall  not be public record, unless the request is determined to be null
and void.   NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBPARA-
GRAPH,  LOCAL  AND STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE GRANTED
ACCESS TO AND COPIES OF SUCH APPLICATION INFORMATION PROVIDED THAT  SUCH
INFORMATION  OBTAINED  BY  LAW ENFORCEMENT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBPARAGRAPH
SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED A PUBLIC RECORD OF SUCH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
  § 2. Section 400.02 of the penal law, as added by  chapter  1  of  the
laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
§ 400.02 Statewide license and record database.
  There  shall be a statewide license and record database which shall be
created and maintained by the division of state police the cost of which
shall not be borne by any municipality. Records assembled  or  collected
for  purposes  of  inclusion  in  such  database shall not be subject to
disclosure pursuant to article six of the public officers  law.  Records
containing granted license applications shall be periodically checked by
the  division  of criminal justice services against criminal conviction,

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

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