Senate Bill S6238A

Signed By Governor
2023-2024 Legislative Session

Defines the term mass shooting for purposes of emergency response measures and access to emergency funding

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    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
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  • Delivered to Governor
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2023-S6238 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5791
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §835, Exec L

2023-S6238 - Summary

Defines the term "mass shooting" for purposes of access to emergency funding as a shooting incident involving one or more firearms, rifles or shotguns during which four or more people, other than the individual or individuals alleged to have committed such incident, were injured or killed.

2023-S6238 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6238 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6238
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 5, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes
 
 AN ACT in relation to defining the term "mass shooting" for purposes  of
   emergency response measures and access to emergency funding
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. For purposes of emergency response measures and  access  to
 emergency  funding, the term "mass shooting" shall mean a shooting inci-
 dent:
   1. involving one or more firearms as defined in section 265.00 of  the
 penal law; and
   2. during which four or more people, other than the perpetrator of the
 shooting or an accomplice of the perpetrator, were injured or killed.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10287-01-3



              

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2023-S6238A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5791
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §835, Exec L

2023-S6238A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines the term "mass shooting" for purposes of access to emergency funding as a shooting incident involving one or more firearms, rifles or shotguns during which four or more people, other than the individual or individuals alleged to have committed such incident, were injured or killed.

2023-S6238A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6238A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6238--A
     Cal. No. 870
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 5, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. MYRIE, BROUK, CLEARE, MAY, SALAZAR -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Codes -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first  and
   second report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and deliv-
   ered  to  the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third
   reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
   order of third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive law, in relation to defining the term
   "mass shooting" for purposes of emergency response measures and access
   to emergency funding
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.    Section 835 of the executive law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
   11. "MASS SHOOTING" MEANS, FOR THE PURPOSES OF ANY FUNDING RECEIVED OR
 EXPENDED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE, A SHOOTING INCIDENT INVOLVING ONE  OR
 MORE  FIREARMS,  RIFLES  OR  SHOTGUNS  DURING WHICH FOUR OR MORE PEOPLE,
 OTHER THAN THE INDIVIDUAL OR INDIVIDUALS ALLEGED TO HAVE COMMITTED  SUCH
 INCIDENT, WERE INJURED OR KILLED.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10287-04-3



              

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jmusto0223
1 year ago

So in other words when a criminal uses an illegally obtained firearm then the state can use their executive power to instate more restrictive laws that only affect legal gun owners who besides the police (once they actually get to the crime scene) are the only ones who would be able to stop a heinous "mass shooting"... got it.

Anonymous
7 months ago

I agree with you! Most homicides are committed with pistols AND most of them are done by illegally possessed ones! No one under 21 obtained them legally! No more plea bargaining!!

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