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File #: Int 1724-2017    Version: Name: Requiring the PD to disclose gun violence information to applicants for firearm licenses and permits.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 10/17/2017
Enactment date: 12/1/2017 Law number: 2017/236
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to disclose gun violence information to applicants for firearm licenses and permits
Sponsors: Melissa Mark-Viverito, Vanessa L. Gibson, Carlos Menchaca, Jumaane D. Williams, I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 5
Summary: The bill would require that the Police Department provide applicants for firearm licenses and permits with a warning pertaining to the increased risk of suicide, unintentional death and death during a domestic dispute, in households with firearms.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1724, 2. Int. No. 1724, 3. October 17, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 10/16/17, 5. Hearing Testimony 10/16/17, 6. Hearing Transcript 10/16/17, 7. Proposed Int. No. 1724-A - 10/26/17, 8. Committee Report 10/30/17, 9. Hearing Transcript 10/30/17, 10. October 31, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 10-31-17, 12. Fiscal Impact Statement, 13. Int. No. 1724-A (FINAL), 14. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 15. Local Law 236, 16. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - October 31, 2017
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/1/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/20/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2017AMelissa Mark-Viverito City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/31/2017AMelissa Mark-Viverito City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017AMelissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/30/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/17/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/17/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/16/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/16/2017*Melissa Mark-Viverito Committee on Public Safety P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1724-A

 

By The Speaker (Council Member Mark-Viverito) and Council Members Gibson, Menchaca, Williams and Miller

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to disclose gun violence information to applicants for firearm licenses and permits

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 10-313 to read as follows:

10-313 Mandatory disclosure of gun violence information. Prior to issuing a license or permit for possession of a firearm, the department must provide applicants with the following statement in printed form: “Warning: The presence of a firearm in the home has been associated with an increased risk of death to self and others, including an increased risk of suicide, death during domestic violence incidents, and unintentional deaths to children and others.”

Section 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law. 

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