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File #: Int 1295-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring shooting ranges, dealers in firearms and dealers in rifles and shotguns in the city to display suicide prevention information.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 12/11/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring shooting ranges, dealers in firearms and dealers in rifles and shotguns in the city to display suicide prevention information
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Justin L. Brannan, Diana Ayala
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require any shooting range, dealer in firearms and dealer in rifles and shotguns in the city to conspicuously post suicide prevention materials, including information on seeking help for a person at risk of suicide and information on safely storing firearms, rifles and shotguns.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1295, 2. Int. No. 1295, 3. December 11, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - December 11, 2018

Int. No. 1295

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Brannan and Ayala

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring shooting ranges, dealers in firearms and dealers in rifles and shotguns in the city to display suicide prevention information

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 10-301 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision 21 to read as follows: 

21. “Shooting range.” Any person, firm, partnership, corporation, or company who engages in the business of operating an indoor or outdoor range equipped with targets for use with firearms, rifles or shotguns.

§ 2. Chapter 3 of title 10 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 10-314 to read as follows: 

§ 10-314 Display of suicide prevention information. a. Display of suicide prevention information required. Any shooting range, dealer in firearms and dealer in rifles and shotguns in the city must conspicuously post on the premises, in areas visible to the public, suicide prevention materials, including information on seeking help for a person at risk of suicide and information on safely storing firearms, rifles and shotguns.

b. Rulemaking. The police commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this section, and shall prescribe such suicide prevention materials as are necessary to comply with the requirements of this section.

§ 3. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the police commissioner shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date. 

 

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LS # 8522

11/7/18, 3:10 p.m.