Assembly Bill A565A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a voluntary waiver of the right to purchase firearms, rifles or shotguns

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    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-A565 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Governmental Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §221-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A11121
2021-2022: A1033

2023-A565 - Summary

Relates to establishing a voluntary waiver of the right to purchase firearms, rifles or shotguns; requires the division of state police to maintain statewide records of individuals who have waived the right to purchase firearms, rifles, or shotguns and any revocations of such waivers.

2023-A565 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    565
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 9, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. PAULIN, DINOWITZ, FAHY, SEAWRIGHT, DICKENS --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a  volun-
   tary waiver of the right to purchase firearms, rifles, or shotguns

   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  221-e
 to read as follows:
   §  221-E.  VOLUNTARY  WAIVER OF RIGHT TO PURCHASE FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR
 SHOTGUNS.  1. AN INDIVIDUAL MAY FILE A VOLUNTARY WAIVER OF THE RIGHT  TO
 PURCHASE  A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN WITH THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE,
 IN A FORM THAT SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT. SUCH  INDIVID-
 UAL  SHALL THEN BE PROHIBITED FROM PURCHASING FIREARMS, RIFLES AND SHOT-
 GUNS. THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE SHALL VERIFY THE INDIVIDUAL'S IDENTI-
 TY PRIOR TO ACCEPTING SUCH FORM. THE INDIVIDUAL FILING  THE  WAIVER  MAY
 PROVIDE AN ALTERNATE INDIVIDUAL TO BE CONTACTED IF THE WAIVER IS REVOKED
 AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
   2.  THE  DIVISION  OF STATE POLICE SHALL MAINTAIN STATEWIDE RECORDS OF
 INDIVIDUALS WHO WAIVE THE RIGHT TO PURCHASE FIREARMS, RIFLES OR SHOTGUNS
 AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION AND REVOCATIONS OF  SUCH
 WAIVERS  AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION. SUCH RECORDS
 SHALL BE MAINTAINED FOR INTERNAL USE  IN  A  MANNER  DETERMINED  BY  THE
 SUPERINTENDENT.  THE  DIVISION  OF  STATE POLICE SHALL ENTER EACH WAIVER
 INTO THE NATIONAL INSTANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM AND ANY OTHER
 FEDERAL OR STATE COMPUTER-BASED SYSTEMS USED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
 OR OTHERS TO IDENTIFY PROHIBITED  PURCHASERS  OF  FIREARMS,  RIFLES  AND
 SHOTGUNS WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF RECEIPT OF THE WAIVER.
   3.  NO  SOONER  THAN  TWENTY-ONE  DAYS AFTER FILING A WAIVER UNDER THE
 PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, AN INDIVIDUAL MAY FILE  A
 REVOCATION  OF  THE  WAIVER  WITH THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE IN A FORM
 THAT SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT. THE  DIVISION  OF  STATE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02126-01-3
              

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2023-A565A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Governmental Operations
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §221-e, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A11121
2021-2022: A1033

2023-A565A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a voluntary waiver of the right to purchase firearms, rifles or shotguns; requires the division of state police to maintain statewide records of individuals who have waived the right to purchase firearms, rifles, or shotguns and any revocations of such waivers.

2023-A565A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  565--A
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              January 9, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  DINOWITZ, FAHY, SEAWRIGHT, DICKENS,
   LUPARDO, OTIS, K. BROWN -- read once and referred to the Committee  on
   Governmental  Operations  --  recommitted  to the Committee on Govern-
   mental Operations in accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --
   committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing a  volun-
   tary waiver of the right to purchase firearms, rifles, or shotguns
 
   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  221-e
 to read as follows:
   §  221-E.  VOLUNTARY  WAIVER OF RIGHT TO PURCHASE FIREARMS, RIFLES, OR
 SHOTGUNS.  1. AN INDIVIDUAL MAY FILE A VOLUNTARY WAIVER OF THE RIGHT  TO
 PURCHASE  A FIREARM, RIFLE OR SHOTGUN WITH THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE,
 IN A MANNER THAT SHALL BE DETERMINED BY THE SUPERINTENDENT.  SUCH  INDI-
 VIDUAL  SHALL  THEN  BE  PROHIBITED FROM PURCHASING FIREARMS, RIFLES AND
 SHOTGUNS. THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE  SHALL  VERIFY  THE  INDIVIDUAL'S
 IDENTITY  PRIOR TO ACCEPTING SUCH FORM. THE INDIVIDUAL FILING THE WAIVER
 MAY PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL INDIVIDUAL TO BE CONTACTED IF  THE  WAIVER  IS
 REVOKED AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
   2.  THE  DIVISION  OF STATE POLICE SHALL MAINTAIN STATEWIDE RECORDS OF
 INDIVIDUALS WHO WAIVE THE RIGHT TO PURCHASE FIREARMS, RIFLES OR SHOTGUNS
 AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION AND REVOCATIONS OF  SUCH
 WAIVERS  AS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION. SUCH RECORDS
 SHALL BE MAINTAINED FOR INTERNAL USE  IN  A  MANNER  DETERMINED  BY  THE
 SUPERINTENDENT.  THE  DIVISION  OF  STATE POLICE SHALL ENTER EACH WAIVER
 INTO THE NATIONAL INSTANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK SYSTEM AND ANY OTHER
 FEDERAL OR STATE COMPUTER-BASED SYSTEMS USED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
 OR OTHERS TO IDENTIFY PROHIBITED  PURCHASERS  OF  FIREARMS,  RIFLES  AND
 SHOTGUNS WITHIN TWENTY-FOUR HOURS OF RECEIPT OF THE WAIVER.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02126-02-4
              

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Lcplusmc04
2 weeks ago

Why would anyone involve NYS if they decide of their own free will that they don’t want to exercise their second amendment rights? Don’t want a gun? Don’t buy one. Don’t want ice cream? Don’t buy it. Change your mind? Then go buy one- who would want to have to wait up to 21 days in order to start the already arduous process in this state to purchase a firearm?

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