assembly Bill A9937

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Expands the definition of immediate family to include parents, step-parents, siblings, grandparents and grandchildren as such term relates to the sale or disposal of certain firearms

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Apr 19, 2022 referred to codes

A9937 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1725
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §898, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S3377
2017-2018: S1140
2019-2020: S539

A9937 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands the definition of immediate family to include parents, step-parents, siblings, grandparents and grandchildren as such term relates to the sale or disposal of certain firearms.

A9937 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9937
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the general business law, in relation to expanding the
   definition of  immediate  family  to  include  parents,  step-parents,
   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 amended by chapter 129 of the laws of 2019, is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   1. In addition to any other requirements pursuant to state and federal
 law,  all  sales, exchanges or disposals of firearms, rifles or shotguns
 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  §
 [922] 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.  When  a  sale,
 exchange  or  disposal  is  conducted  pursuant  to  a  person's federal
 firearms license, before delivering a firearm, rifle or shotgun  to  any
 person, either (a) the National Instant Criminal Background Check System
 (NICS)  or  its successor has issued a "proceed" response to the federal
 firearms licensee, or (b) thirty calendar days shall have elapsed  since
 the  date  the  federal  firearms  licensee contacted NICS to initiate a
 national instant criminal background check and NICS has not notified the
 federal firearms licensee that the transfer of  the  firearm,  rifle  or
 shotgun  to  such person should be denied. For purposes of this section,
 "immediate family"  shall  mean  spouses,  domestic  partners,  children
 [and],  step-children, PARENTS, STEP-PARENTS, 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.
                                                            LBD04051-03-1