assembly Bill A8149

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the posting of firearm signage in certain areas

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Jul 07, 2021 referred to codes

A8149 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §837-w, Exec L

A8149 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the posting of firearm signage in areas in which the rate of gun violence is above the national average.

A8149 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8149
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               July 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. ZINERMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Codes
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to providing for the
   posting of firearm signage in certain areas
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 837-w
 to read as follows:
   § 837-W. REQUIREMENTS FOR  FIREARM  SIGNAGE.  1.  THE  DIVISION  SHALL
 REVIEW  AND COMPARE THE MOST RECENT NATIONAL GUN VIOLENCE STATISTICS, AS
 REPORTED BY THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, AGAINST THE  MOST
 RECENT  CRIMINAL  JUSTICE STATISTICS CONCERNING GUN VIOLENCE AS COMPILED
 BY THE DIVISION, TO DETERMINE WHICH AREAS IN THE STATE EXPERIENCE A RATE
 OF GUN VIOLENCE  ABOVE  THE  NATIONAL  AVERAGE.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
 SECTION, "AREA" SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE DIVISION.
   2.  IN  AREAS  IN WHICH THE RATE OF GUN VIOLENCE IS ABOVE THE NATIONAL
 AVERAGE, THE DIVISION SHALL NOTIFY THE LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCY  SERVING
 SUCH AREA TO POST SIGNAGE IN THE FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE DIVISION.
   3.  STATISTICS  REPORTED  BY  THE DIVISION AND THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR
 HEALTH STATISTICS SHALL BE REVIEWED ON A BIANNUAL BASIS BY THE  DIVISION
 TO  DETERMINE  THE CONTINUED ACCURACY OF EXISTING SIGNAGE AND THE POTEN-
 TIAL NEED FOR ADDITIONAL SIGNAGE.
   4. WHEN THE DIVISION DETERMINES THAT AN  AREA'S  SIGNAGE  REQUIREMENTS
 HAVE CHANGED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION, THE DIVISION
 SHALL  NOTIFY  THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SERVING SUCH AREA TO REMOVE OR
 INSTALL SUCH SIGNAGE AS NECESSARY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition,  amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation  of  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
 completed on or before such effective date.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.