assembly Bill A4990

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the civil rights restoration act and amends provisions of law regarding firearm licenses; repealer

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Feb 10, 2021 referred to judiciary

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A4990 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Civil Rights Law
Laws Affected:
Add §79-q, Civ Rts L; amd §§400, 400.02 & 400.05, rpld §400.00 sub 11 ¶¶(b) & (c), sub 16-a ¶(c), sub 10 ¶(b), §400.03, Pen L; amd §898, Gen Bus L; rpld §9.46, amd §33.13, Ment Hyg L; rpld §837 sub 19, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2132

A4990 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the civil rights restoration act and amends provisions of law regarding firearm licenses and destruction of firearms; exempts certain individuals from providing photographs in order to obtain a firearm license; expands the definition of immediate family.

A4990 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4990
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. HAWLEY, BRABENEC, MONTESANO, BLANKENBUSH, TAGUE,
   SALKA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, DeSTEFANO,  B. MILLER
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the civil rights law, in relation to establishing the
   civil rights restoration act; to amend the penal law, in  relation  to
   medical  and/or clinical records and reporting for purposes of firearm
   licenses, in relation to the destruction of firearms, in  relation  to
   registration  of  sellers  of ammunition, and in relation to exempting
   certain individuals from having to provide a  photograph  for  firearm
   licensing  purposes; to amend the general business law, in relation to
   expanding the definition of immediate  family;  to  amend  the  mental
   hygiene law, in relation to reporting; to repeal certain provisions of
   the penal law relating to firearms licenses and sellers of ammunition;
   and  to  repeal  certain  provisions of the mental hygiene law and the
   executive law, relating to reporting of substantial risk or threat  of
   harm by mental health professionals
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "civil rights restoration act".
   §  2.  The civil rights law is amended by adding a new section 79-q to
 read as follows:
   § 79-Q. CIVIL RIGHTS RESTORATION. 1. IN ANY PROCEEDING THAT MAY IMPACT
 AN INDIVIDUAL'S RIGHTS UNDER THE SECOND AMENDMENT OF THE  UNITED  STATES
 CONSTITUTION,  OR  ANY  SIMILAR  STATE RIGHT, INCLUDING SUCH PROCEEDINGS
 THAT COULD RESULT IN THE LOSS  OF  A  LICENSE  TO  CARRY  OR  POSSESS  A
 FIREARM:
   (A)  NO COURT ORDER SHALL BE ISSUED NOR PROCEEDING BE COMMENCED UNLESS
 ALL PLEADINGS OR OTHER ACCUSATORY INSTRUMENTS HAVE BEEN FILED AND SERVED
 IN CONFORMITY WITH ARTICLE THIRTY OF THE CIVIL PRACTICE LAW  AND  RULES,
 AND  WHERE  SUCH PLEADING INCLUDES AN ALLEGATION THAT THE INDIVIDUAL HAS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.