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Proposed Firearm Bills in New York State

Below are a list of proposed laws in New York state that affect firearms.

The number of anti 2nd Amendment bills should frighten gun owners.

The chart below has been taken directly off of the Legiscan Website.

Bill Status Summary/Title
Last Action
A07246 Intro Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate; establishes application and training process therefor. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S01192 Intro Requires persons possessing any firearm to hold a firearms safety certificate; establishes application and training process therefor. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S02949 Intro Creates a firearm violence research institute and a firearm violence research fund; makes an appropriation therefor. 12/17/2021
    RECOMMIT, ENACTING CLAUSE STRICKEN
A07302 Intro Creates a firearm violence research institute and a firearm violence research fund. 6/8/2021
    substituted by s2981
S02981 Pass Creates a firearm violence research institute and a firearm violence research fund. 11/8/2021
 
S01236 Intro Establishes the class A misdemeanor of unlawful procurement of a firearm, for the purchase or acquisition of more than 1 firearm during any period of 30 days. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A00837 Intro Requires the creation and imposition of restrictive commercial practices and stringent recordkeeping and reporting to prevent gun sales to criminals; provides that such measures shall be promulgated by the superintendent of state police; restricts pr... 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee
S01467 Intro Establishes a task force to assess data and information compiled by law enforcement personnel and health providers related to incidents of firearm violence and injury; provides that the task force would designate a state agency to coordinate a statew... 1/5/2022
    To Senate Health Committee
S05426 Intro Increases the types of firearms that are to be included in the firearm ballistic identification databank. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
S03636 Intro Limits the application of the "safe act" to the counties of Kings, Queens, Richmond, New York and Bronx. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A02335 Intro Limits the application of the "safe act" to the counties of Kings, Queens, Richmond, New York and Bronx. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S01605 Intro Requires a purchaser of any firearm, rifle or shotgun to submit to a mental health evaluation and provide the seller with his or her approval to purchase such firearm. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A03829 Intro Requires a purchaser of any firearm, rifle or shotgun to submit to a mental health evaluation and provide the seller with his or her approval to purchase such firearm. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A00449 Intro Establishes a ten day waiting period from contact of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) before a firearm, shotgun or rifle may be delivered to a person. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A04928 Intro Relates to establishing a database of denied firearms purchase and transfer applications, establishing a victim notification system and exemptions from public inspection and copying under the freedom of information law. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A06198 Intro Relates to the purchase of firearms, rifles and shotguns. 6/8/2021
    substituted by s5000b
S05000     7/6/2021
  SIGNED CHAP.236
A06762 Intro Relates to the dangers to the safety and health of the public caused by the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of firearms and whether such activity constitutes a public nuisance. 6/8/2021
    substituted by s7196
S01725 Intro Expands the definition of immediate family to include parents, step-parents, siblings, grandparents and grandchildren as such term relates to the sale or disposal of certain firearms. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
A04990 Intro Relates to establishing the civil rights restoration act and amends provisions of law regarding firearm licenses and destruction of firearms; exempts certain individuals from providing photographs in order to obtain a firearm license; expands the def... 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Judiciary Committee
A00613 Intro Criminalizes the sale of ghost guns and requires gunsmiths to register and serialize firearms, rifles, shotguns, and unfinished frames or receivers they assemble. 6/7/2021
    substituted by s14a
S00014 Pass Criminalizes the sale of ghost guns and requires gunsmiths to register and serialize firearms, rifles, shotguns, and unfinished frames or receivers they assemble. 10/28/2021
  APPROVAL MEMO.28
S03196 Intro Removes the prohibition on firearm silencers. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
S01949 Intro Relates to increasing the penalties for criminal use of a firearm in the second degree and criminal use of a firearm in the first degree; provides that criminal use of a firearm in the second degree is a class B felony and criminal use of a firearm i... 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S07259 Intro Includes certain violations involving the use of a machine-gun, firearm silencer, firearm, rifle, shotgun, disguised gun, ghost gun or assault weapon as qualifying offenses for the purpose of imposing bail. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S03018 Intro Relates to establishing additional requirements to purchase a firearm, shotgun or rifle; requires a person to apply for a hunting license prior to the purchase of a shotgun or rifle; establishes additional requirements for all firearms, shotguns and ...
1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A04937 Intro Relates to prohibiting police officers from carrying or using a firearm during any phase of the officer's official duties unless the officer has satisfactorily completed a course of training that meets or exceeds the minimum standards established by ... 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
S01456 Intro Increases the penalties for certain criminal possession of a weapon offenses from a misdemeanor to a class D felony. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A03880 Intro Relates to the safe storage of rifles, shotguns, and firearms. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S03347 Intro Provides for compensation for injury or death caused by the negligent entrustment of a firearm. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Judiciary Committee
A03841 Intro Prohibits persons named on the No Fly List maintained by the Terrorist Screening Center administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation from obtaining or renewing a license to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A06536 Intro Authorizes the court the discretion to release persons charged with certain crimes involving possession of a firearm on their own recognizance or under non-monetary conditions, fix bail, or commit the person to the custody of the sheriff. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S05614 Intro Establishes the class A-I felony of criminal use of a firearm for possessing a deadly weapon or displaying what appears to be or is a rifle, pistol, revolver, shotgun, machine gun or other firearm during the commission of a class A or violent felony;... 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S00065 Intro Restricts the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon; creates the no-gun database under the division of criminal justice services. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A02175 Intro Restricts the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapon; creates the no-gun database under the division of criminal justice services. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A02331 Intro Prohibits entry to gun shows to anyone under twelve years of age. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee
A04107 Intro Exempts certain officers of the department of correction and the department of sanitation of the city of New York from training requirements for security guards; designates correction officers of New York city as peace officers. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee
S04499 Intro Exempts certain officers of the department of correction and the department of sanitation of the city of New York from training requirements for security guards; designates correction officers of New York city as peace officers. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
A02556 Intro Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S04946 Intro Requires owners of firearms to obtain liability insurance in an amount not less than one million dollars. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Insurance Committee
S05872 Engross Authorizes the exchange or transfer of firearms, rifles and shotguns pursuant to a decedent's will and/or probate order; prohibits transfers of large capacity ammunition feeding devices. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
A08407 Intro Relates to a firearms safety course certificate for license applications made outside of the city of New York. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A03926 Intro Requires the surrender of antique firearms, black powder rifles, black powder shotguns, or muzzle-loading firearms following a conviction for a felony or serious offense or following a report pursuant to section 9.46 of the mental hygiene law. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S05291 Intro Establishes a special fee on firearms, rifles and shotguns; establishes the gun violence research fund. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Budget and Revenue Committee
A02125 Intro Establishes a special fee on firearms, rifles and shotguns; establishes the gun violence research fund. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Ways and Means Committee
A03419 Intro Requires a recent psychiatric evaluation of a petitioner seeking relief from firearms disabilities. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Judiciary Committee
A04714 Intro Increases penalties for criminal use of a firearm in the first degree when committing a drug related felony offense. 2/5/2021
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A07926 Intro Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement; provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a cer... 1/5/2022
    ordered to third reading cal.280
S07226 Intro Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement; provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a cer... 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S04116 Intro Requires semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to any licensed dealer in this state to be capable of microstamping ammunition; establishes fines for violations of this requirement; provides for an affirmative defense if the dealer had a cer... 1/5/2022
A01267 Intro Restricts the locations of gunsmiths and dealers in firearms in relation to child day care or educational facilities, and places of worship.
1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S01223 Intro Relates to reciprocity for pistol permit applications for military personnel; expedites application process. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A03808 Intro Prohibits weapon promotion and sale on public property. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A04281 Intro Relates to the definition of non-ambulatory for purposes of non-ambulatory hunting permits. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
S06940 Intro Relates to the definition of non-ambulatory for purposes of non-ambulatory hunting permits. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
S01097 Intro Directs the division of criminal justice services to develop information on the safe storage of firearms to be provided to parents of school children. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Education Committee
A04960 Intro Authorizes, in the county of Chautauqua, the possession of a pistol or revolver while attending a firearms familiarity, safety, loading and firing course conducted by a law enforcement agency. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S01623 Intro Relates to the recertification process for firearms. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S02154 Intro Requires credit card, debit card, or processor service companies to allow for the purchase of firearms and firearm ammunition with such services. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
A01299 Intro Relates to hunting and hunting licenses. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
S01721 Intro Authorizes the taking of wildlife by the use of a crossbow; makes related provisions. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
A00238 Intro Authorizes the taking of wildlife by the use of a crossbow; makes related provisions. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
A02666 Intro Enacts the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act"; relates to unfinished frames or receivers; establishes the crimes of criminal sale of an unfinished frame or receiver in the first and second degrees as class D and E felonies, respectively. 6/7/2021
    substituted by s13a
S00013 Pass Enacts the "Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act"; relates to unfinished frames or receivers; establishes the crimes of criminal sale of an unfinished frame or receiver in the first and second degrees as class D and E felonies, respectively. 10/28/2021
  APPROVAL MEMO.27
A04208 Intro Relates to pistol permit applications for military personnel; requires the licensing officer to act on an application for any member of the active or reserve component of the armed forces within 90 days of presentment. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A06737 Intro Permits courts to remand a principal to the custody of the sheriff for felony offenses involving the possession of firearms and weapons. 3/29/2021
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A07066 Intro Includes offenses involving the possession, display or discharge of a firearm, rifle, shotgun, machine-gun, or disguised gun as qualifying offenses for the purpose of allowing a principal to be eligible to be held on bail. 4/21/2021
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S07477 Intro Prohibits the possession and use of live ammunition at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility; requires all persons employed or present at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility to receive prope... 10/27/2021
    To Senate Rules Committee
A08429 Intro Prohibits the possession and use of live ammunition at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility; requires all persons employed or present at a film production facility or a qualified film production facility to receive prope... 11/17/2021
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A00483 Intro Relates to the criminal possession of a firearm or magazine digitally made; classifies such possession as a class D felony. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A00412 Intro Establishes the offense of unlawful possession of firearms by persons under twenty-one. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S00476 Intro Establishes the offense of unlawful possession of firearms by persons under twenty-one. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A05455 Intro Requires police officers to take temporary custody of firearms for not less than one hundred twenty hours when responding to reports of family violence. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S05026 Intro Requires police officers to take temporary custody of firearms for not less than one hundred twenty hours when responding to reports of family violence. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S07300 Intro Relates to making any offense involving the use or possession of a firearm, shotgun or rifle bail eligible. 1/5/2022
S04970 Intro Requires a state or local law enforcement agency report any 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; requires state...
1/5/2022
    To Senate Finance Committee
S00687 Engross Clarifies the definition of imitation weapon. 1/5/2022
    [Hearing: Jan 12 @ 9:00 am]
    To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
A03550 Intro Allows persons over the age of sixty-two, persons over the age of fourteen and physically disabled, or both to hunt with crossbows during a special longbow hunting season. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
A04029 Intro Relates to liability for the manufacture, sale, leasing or other disposition of ammunition feeding devices and compensation for damages. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Judiciary Committee
A03998 Intro Clarifies the definition of imitation weapons. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
A04204 Intro Clarifies that military members are authorized to possess large capacity feeding devices and other banned weapons when acting in their official military capacity. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A04573 Intro Removes ammunition capacity set forth in the NY SAFE ACT of 2013 and repeals certain provisions of the penal law relating to the unlawful possession of ammunition or ammunition feeding devices. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A04259 Intro Makes it a class B violent felony to fire a gun into a crowded space with the intent to harm or absent the intent to harm when such an act creates a great risk of death to one or more people within the crowded space; establishes the crime of criminal... 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A02061 Intro Relates to prohibiting firearms as prizes in any game of chance. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Racing and Wagering Committee
S03658 Intro Provides that the department of transportation shall not prohibit concealed carry firearms at state rest and parking areas and scenic overlooks by persons with a valid permit to carry concealed. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Transportation Committee
S03617 Intro Relates to designating every government entity which issues licenses to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms as participating agencies for voter registration form distribution and assistance. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Elections Committee
S03651 Intro Allows rifles, shotguns, and firearms on college and university campuses. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A04232 Intro Relates to designating every government entity which issues licenses to carry, possess, repair and dispose of firearms as participating agencies for voter registration form distribution and assistance. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Election Law Committee
S04103 Intro Relates to suspension and revocation of firearms licenses. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A05229 Intro Provides that the department of transportation shall not prohibit concealed carry firearms at state rest and parking areas and scenic overlooks by persons with a valid permit to carry concealed. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Transportation Committee
A08149 Intro Provides for the posting of firearm signage in areas in which the rate of gun violence is above the national average. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S02073 Intro Relates to the filing of approved applications for licenses for the possession of firearms. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A03216 Intro Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
S04119 Intro Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old. 1/5/2022
A02637 Intro Makes possession and sale of armor piercing ammunition a class B felony; includes exchanging and disposing of armor piercing ammunition.
1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
A03098 Intro Authorizes the possession of certain antique rifles and their modern day replicas. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee
S03246 Intro Relates to limiting the acquisition of a rifle or shotgun to one per ninety-day period. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee
S03627 Intro Requires a written determination to be made, on each application for issuance or renewal of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver, within 180 days of receipt; requires refund of all fees submitted with such application if a determination... 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S04304 Intro Provides that large capacity ammunition devices shall only include those devices which hold more than 10 rounds. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A04942 Intro Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Education Committee
S05442 Intro Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Environmental Conservation Committee
S06659 Intro Provides that the legislative body of the county of Westchester shall fix the fee to be charged for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver and provide for the disposition of such fees. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A08131 Intro Requires the division of criminal justice services to establish and maintain a database of information relating to the sale or use of microstamped guns in the state and to promulgate regulations regarding the provision of information pertaining to th... 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Correction Committee
S02160 Intro Relates to revocation or suspension of a license to carry or possess a firearm. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S02243 Intro Relates to adding St. Lawrence county sheriff as an additional firearms licensing officer as well as judges or justices of a court of record having an office in the county of St. Lawrence. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S02693 Intro Relates to removing the maximum age limit for firearms instruction exemptions; removes upper age limits of sixteen and twenty-one. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
S03624 Intro Directs the licensing authority in each county to process firearms license applications for victims of domestic abuse who have been issued an order of protection within 14 days of receiving the application. 1/5/2022
    To Senate Codes Committee
A04014 Intro Relates to adding St. Lawrence county sheriff as an additional firearms licensing officer as well as judges or justices of a court of record having an office in the county of St. Lawrence. 1/5/2022
    To Assembly Codes Committee


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