senate Bill S4970

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the creation and imposition of restrictive commercial practices and stringent recordkeeping and reporting to prevent gun and ammunition sales to individuals with a criminal record

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2022 signed chap.207
Jun 03, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.517
substituted for a1023a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1851
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2022 print number 4970a
May 30, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 05, 2022 referred to finance
Feb 19, 2021 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S4970 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1023
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §230, Exec L; add Art 39-BB §§875-a - 875-i, Gen Bus L; amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10771

S4970 - Summary

Requires the creation and imposition of restrictive commercial practices and stringent recordkeeping and reporting to prevent gun sales to individuals with a criminal record; provides that such measures shall be promulgated by the superintendent of state police; restricts premises of sales; requires employee training (view more) prohibits straw purchases; imposes additional license conditions; requires reporting on a seized or recovered gun to the criminal gun clearinghouse.

S4970 - Sponsor Memo

S4970 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4970
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAVANAGH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring reporting on
   a seized or recovered gun to the criminal gun clearinghouse
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions 4 and 5 of section 230 of the executive law,
 as added by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, are amended and  three  new
 subdivisions 6, 7 and 8 are added to read as follows:
   4.  The superintendent of the division of state police shall establish
 and maintain within the division  a  criminal  gun  clearinghouse  as  a
 central  repository of information regarding all guns seized, forfeited,
 found or otherwise coming into the possession of any state or local  law
 enforcement  agency  which are believed to have been used in the commis-
 sion of a crime. The superintendent of  the  division  of  state  police
 shall  adopt and promulgate regulations prescribing reporting procedures
 for such state or local law enforcement agencies, including the form for
 reporting such information. In addition to any other  information  which
 the superintendent of the division of state police may require, the form
 shall  require (a) the serial number or other identifying information on
 the gun, if available and (b) a brief description of  the  circumstances
 under  which  the  gun  came  into the possession of the law enforcement
 agency, including the crime which was or may have  been  committed  with
 the  gun.    WHENEVER  A STATE OR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SEIZES OR
 RECOVERS A GUN THAT WAS UNLAWFULLY POSSESSED,  RECOVERED  FROM  A  CRIME
 SCENE, OR IS REASONABLY BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN USED IN OR ASSOCIATED WITH
 THE  COMMISSION  OF A CRIME OR IS OTHERWISE RECOVERED AS AN ABANDONED OR
 DISCARDED GUN, THE AGENCY SHALL REPORT SUCH SEIZED OR RECOVERED  GUN  TO
 THE  CRIMINAL  GUN  CLEARINGHOUSE AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, BUT IN NO CASE
 MORE THAN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS AFTER THE AGENCY  HAS  TAKEN  POSSESSION  OF
 SUCH  GUN.  EVERY  REPORT  MADE  TO  THE CRIMINAL GUN CLEARINGHOUSE WILL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S4970A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1023
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §230, Exec L; add Art 39-BB §§875-a - 875-i, Gen Bus L; amd §400.00, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A10771

S4970A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the creation and imposition of restrictive commercial practices and stringent recordkeeping and reporting to prevent gun sales to individuals with a criminal record; provides that such measures shall be promulgated by the superintendent of state police; restricts premises of sales; requires employee training (view more) prohibits straw purchases; imposes additional license conditions; requires reporting on a seized or recovered gun to the criminal gun clearinghouse.

S4970A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4970A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4970--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAVANAGH, BIAGGI, KENNEDY, LIU, SEPULVEDA -- read
   twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
   Committee  on  Finance  --  recommitted to the Committee on Finance in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to requiring reporting on
   a seized or recovered gun to the criminal gun  clearinghouse;  and  to
   amend  the  general  business  law  and  the penal law, in relation to
   preventing the unlawful sale of  firearms,  rifles,  and  shotguns  to
   individuals with a criminal record
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 4 and 5 of section 230 of the  executive  law,
 as  added  by chapter 189 of the laws of 2000, are amended and three new
 subdivisions 7, 8 and 9 are added to read as follows:
   4. The superintendent of the division of state police shall  establish
 and  maintain  within  the  division  a  criminal gun clearinghouse as a
 central repository of information regarding all guns seized,  forfeited,
 found  or otherwise coming into the possession of any state or local law
 enforcement agency which are believed to have been used in  the  commis-
 sion  of  a  crime.  The  superintendent of the division of state police
 shall adopt and promulgate regulations prescribing reporting  procedures
 for such state or local law enforcement agencies, including the form for
 reporting  such  information. In addition to any other information which
 the superintendent of the division of state police may require, the form
 shall require (a) the serial number or other identifying information  on
 the  gun,  if available and (b) a brief description of the circumstances
 under which the gun came into the  possession  of  the  law  enforcement
 agency,  including  the  crime which was or may have been committed with
 the gun.  WHENEVER A STATE OR LOCAL LAW  ENFORCEMENT  AGENCY  SEIZES  OR

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02111-02-2

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