senate Bill S1235

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a 10 day waiting period for the purchase of any firearm

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2021 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1368
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2021 referred to codes

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S1235 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 38-B §§825 - 828, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7835
2013-2014: S571
2015-2016: S2441
2017-2018: S3041
2019-2020: S1831

S1235 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a 10 day waiting period for the purchase of any firearm; violations of such provisions shall constitute a class A misdemeanor.

S1235 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1235 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1235
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, ADDABBO, BRESLIN, KRUEGER, RIVERA, SERRA-
   NO, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to establishing  a
   waiting period for the purchase of a firearm

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article
 38-B to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 38-B
                      WAITING PERIOD FOR PURCHASE OF
                                 FIREARMS
 SECTION 825. DEFINITIONS.
         826. WAITING PERIOD.
         827. EXEMPTIONS.
         828. PENALTY.
   § 825. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION:
   1.  "DEALER IN FIREARMS" HAS THE SAME MEANING AS THAT TERM IS  DEFINED
 IN SUBDIVISION NINE OF SECTION 265.00 OF THE PENAL LAW.
   2.  "FIREARM" HAS THE SAME MEANING AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVI-
 SION THREE OF SECTION 265.00 OF THE PENAL LAW.
   § 826. WAITING  PERIOD.  NO  DEALER  IN  FIREARMS  SHALL  DELIVER  ANY
 FIREARM, AND NO PERSON SHALL TAKE POSSESSION OF ANY FIREARM FROM A DEAL-
 ER IN FIREARMS UNLESS:
   1.  TEN  DAYS  HAVE  ELAPSED  FROM  THE DATE SUCH DEALER INITIATED THE
 NATIONAL INSTANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK OF THE PURCHASER AS  REQUIRED
 BY  18  U.S.C.  §  922(T),  AFTER RECEIVING A COMPLETED FEDERAL FIREARMS
 TRANSACTION RECORD, FORM 4473, FROM THE PURCHASER; AND
   2. SUCH DEALER HAS RECEIVED NOTICE THAT THE PURCHASER HAS  PASSED  ALL
 BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED BY FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAW.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03103-01-1

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