Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to codes
|May 26, 2021||
referred to codes
Senate Bill S7066
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7066 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S7066 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7066 SPONSOR: BRISPORT TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to requiring proof of liabil- ity insurance prior to the issuance of a license to carry a firearm SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends subdivision 1 of § 400.00 of the penal law by adding the requirement of proof of personal liability insurance prior to the issuance or renewal of a firearm license. Section two of the bill provides the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: For the past decade firearms have caused the deaths of more New York State residents than motor vehicle accidents. Each year, more than twen- ty three hundred New York State residents are killed and at least fifty
2021-S7066 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7066 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 26, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BRISPORT -- 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 requiring proof of liabil- ity insurance prior to the issuance of a license to carry a firearm 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 and 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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