senate Bill S7064

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits persons named on the consolidated terrorist watchlist from obtaining or renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes

S7064 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400.00, Pen L

S7064 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits persons named on the No Fly List maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation from obtaining or renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms.

S7064 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7064 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7064

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 prohibiting persons  named
  on the No Fly List maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center admin-
  istered  by  the  Federal  Bureau  of  Investigation from obtaining or
  renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of 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  400.00  of the penal law, as
amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, paragraph (c)  as  amended  by
chapter 60 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Eligibility. No license shall be issued or renewed pursuant to this
section  except  by  the licensing officer, and then only after investi-
gation and finding that all statements in a  proper  application  for  a
license  are  true.  No license shall be issued or renewed except for an
applicant (a) twenty-one years of age or older, provided, however,  that
where  such  applicant  has  been  honorably  discharged from the United
States army, navy, marine corps,  air  force  or  coast  guard,  or  the
national  guard  of the state of New York, no such age restriction shall
apply; (b) of good moral character;  (c)  who  has  not  been  convicted
anywhere  of  a felony or a serious offense or who is not the subject of
an outstanding warrant of arrest issued upon the alleged commission of a
felony or serious offense; (d) who is not a fugitive from  justice;  (e)
who  is  not an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance
as defined in section 21 U.S.C. 802; (f) who being an alien (i)  is  not
illegally or unlawfully in the United States or (ii) has not been admit-
ted to the United States under a nonimmigrant visa subject to the excep-
tion  in  18  U.S.C. 922(y)(2); (g) who has not been discharged from the
Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions; (h) who, having been a citi-
zen of the United States, has not renounced his or her citizenship;  (i)
who  has  stated whether he or she has ever suffered any mental illness;
(j) who has not been involuntarily committed to  a  facility  under  the
jurisdiction  of  an office of the department of mental hygiene pursuant

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