2020 New york state legislation

First number starting with the letter “A” is an Assembly bill.
The second number beginning with the letter “S” is a Senate bill.
Only one number means the bill has been introduced in only one house of the legislature, meaning it’s a one house bill.
 Go to either the New York State Assembly web site:
or the New York State Senate web site:
to obtain details of legislation by entering a bill number.

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2 House bills of concern in 2020:
  • A01697  S00686 relates to gun license applications not containing warnings
  • A00293 S02097 establishes a municipal gun tip hotline program and municipal gun tip hotline fund
  • A00625 S00446 establishes the safe home act
  • A01251  S02277 requires any semiautomatic pistols manufactured or delivered to licensed dealer in NY to be capable of microstamping ammunition
  • A03779 S02902 relates to requiring manufacturers to use a coding system on all handguns and assault weapon ammunition
  • A04067 S01038 relates to the restriction of the sale of ammunition to only individuals authorized to possess such weapons
  • A04380 S03771 relates to the point of contact for conducting national instant criminal background checks
  • A00722 S07542 makes contests, competitions, tournaments and derbies to take wildlife unlawful
  • A01589 S7065  requires a purchaser of any firearm, rifle or shotgun to submit to a mental health evaluation

1 House bills of concern in 2020:

  • A00095 requires proof of liability insurance prior to issuing a license to carry a firearm
  • A00425 enacts the 'children's weapon accident prevention act'
  • A00890 establishes a waiting period before  firearm may be delivered to a person
  • A01007 relates to the prohibition of shooting programs
  • A01054 requires the creation and imposition of restrictive commercial practices to prevent gun sales to criminals
  • A01247 prohibits entry to gun shows to anyone under 12 years of age
  • A00638 restricts the location of gunsmiths and dealers in firearms in relation to day cares, educational facilities and places of worship
  • A01594 requires weapons and ammunition to be secured while transporting and imposes fine of at least $1000
  • S01275 prohibits the purchase of more than 1 firearm during any period of 30 days; implements 10 day waiting period
  • S01412  relates to establishing additional requirements to purchase a firearm, shotgun or rifle
  • S00670 prohibits the possession of weapons by persons under the ages of seventeen and eighteen

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