S-1048A, Relates to the dangers to the safety and health of the public caused by the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of firearms, has been amended and resubmitted to Consumer Protection.
NYAGV was discussing this bill during their Zoom meeting before they booted me off for asking a...
At 12:00pm today New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams will join Council Member Mark Levine and a coalition of gun control advocates to support Attorney General Letitia James' legal action against the National Rifle Association. City Hall Park, Manhattan.
The state legislature passed EnCon budget bill A-3008C/S-2508C.
Contrary to the claims of people who didn't keep up with current events, provisions relating to lowering the hunting age have been removed.
Budget bill A-3008C/S-2508C has been amended and resubmitted to Assembly Ways & Means and Senate Finance.
The bill originally contained provisions lowering the age for a hunting license and permitting hunting with a crossbow. These appear to have been removed.
At 10:00am today Queens Borough President Donovan Richards will host a press conference calling for the urgent need to address the recent surge in gun violence in Queens at the Woodside Houses Management Office, 50-51 Broadway, Queens.
S-5058, Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on state-owned land and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply, is on the Senate EnCon agenda for today.
The meeting will livestream starting at 11:30am.
Budget bill A-3008B/S-2508B has been amended and resubmitted to Ways & Means in the Assembly and Finance in the Senate. This bill contains the lower hunting licensing age and crossbow hunting provisions.
Rob Astorino is planning on making another run for Governor next year and is looking for support. He did run as pro-gun back in ’14 and had not he been screwed over by Senate Republicans I believe he could have knocked out Gov. Cuomo.
The House passed H.R.8 – Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021 227-203 with 8 Republicans voting Yes and 1 Democrat voting No.
One of those Yes votes was from Long Island Rep. Andrew Garbarino (R-2).
Federal legislative update.
H.R.8 – Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.
Co-sponsors from New York, currently 210 total:
Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-16)
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-9)
Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-19)
Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-13)
Rep. Brian Higgins (D-26)
Rep. Hakeem S. Jeffries...
S-1251, Requires the Division of Criminal Justice Services to publish quarterly reports providing information related to firearms, rifles and shotguns used in the commission of crimes in the State of New York, has been Reported and committed to Finance. No Assembly...
Senate Codes agenda for Monday 3/8 @ 11:30am
S-1251, Requires the Division of Criminal Justice Services to publish quarterly reports providing information related to firearms, rifles and shotguns used in the commission of crimes in the State of New York
A-5728/S-5058, Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on state-owned land and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply, introduced to Senate EnCon 2/22/21, Assembly EnCon 2/24/21
The Town of Ticonderoga is considering adopting Local Law #1 of 2021 prohibiting hunting on town properties.
A public hearing was held on the 11th and there was no input from residents. The next scheduled Town Board meeting is February 25 @ 8:30am.
The legislature will livestream a public hearing tomorrow, Feb. 10 @ 9:30am on public protection proposals in the state budget.
Students Demand Action will testify in support of S-1049, Establishes the Community Violence Intervention and Prevention Act; provides findings for evidence-based and...
Today’s Senate Codes meeting.
First bill is S-13, Enacts the “Scott J. Beigel Unfinished Receiver Act” in relation to unfinished frames or receivers.
No discussion on the bill.
Motion to advance the bill.
Seconded by Kaminsky & Savino.
Palumbo & Gallivan vote No.
Bill goes to...
Senate EnCon will livestream their next meeting on Tuesday @ 11:00am.
On the posted agenda is S-914, Establishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination.
This looks suspicious and may impact gun clubs and shooting ranges.
Senate Codes Committee will livestream Monday at 11:30am.
On the posted agenda are S-13, Enacts the “Scott J. Beigel unfinished receiver act” in relation to unfinished frames or receivers, and S-14, Enacts the Jose Webster untraceable firearms act.
S-13 defines “unfinished receiver” as so to...
Suffolk County bill IR 1001-2021, Conducting a Preliminary Environmental Site Assessment in support of an environmental hazard mitigation plan for lead waste after County-owned recreational shooting ranges close, passed the county legislature.
Another “ghost guns” bill has been introduced A-2556, Relates to requiring all firearms manufactured, crafted or built by private individuals to have an identifying serial number.
I believe this bill will be voted on this session.
No Senate companion yet.