|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to codes|
|Jan 14, 2021||referred to codes|
senate Bill S1602
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1602 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1602 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1602 SPONSOR: SANDERS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to prohibiting persons named on the No Fly List maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center adminis- tered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation from obtaining or renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To prohibit the issuance or renewal of New York State firearm licenses to individuals who appear on the FBI's No Fly List due to their status as suspected or known terrorists. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Subdivision 1 of section 400.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, paragraph (c) as amended by chapter 60 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: eligibility
S1602 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1602 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SANDERS -- 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 prohibiting persons named on the No Fly List maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center admin- istered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation from obtaining or renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of 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 400.00 of the penal law, as amended by chapter 1 of the laws of 2013, 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; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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