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File #: Int 1643-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the police department to report the state, territory or country in which a seized firearm was purchased.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: 7/23/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report the state, territory or country in which a seized firearm was purchased
Sponsors: Mark Levine, Farah N. Louis, Justin L. Brannan
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the police department to report quarterly to the Council on the number of firearms seized, as well as the type of each such firearm and the state, territory or country where it was purchased.
Indexes: Report Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1643, 2. Int. No. 1643, 3. July 23, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-23-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - July 23, 2019

Int. No. 1643

 

By Council Members Levine, Louis and Brannan

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to report the state, territory or country in which a seized firearm was purchased

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 14-150 of the administrative code of the city of New York, is amended by adding a new paragraph 9 to read as follows:

9. A report, where known, of the number of firearms seized, disaggregated by the type of firearm and the state or territory of the United States, or the country, where such firearm was purchased originally, and, if applicable, where such firearm was resold. For purposes of this paragraph, the term “firearm” means any weapon which will or is designed to or may readily be converted to expel a projectile by the action of an explosive, including any pistol, revolver, shotgun or a rifle, but not an antique firearm.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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LS #5955

7/3/2019