Legislative update and agenda for week of May 20

A-9862A, Requires payment card networks to use certain merchant category-codes for firearm dealers, has been amended in Consumer Affairs. Companion S-8479A.

Senate Codes agenda for Wednesday May 22 @ 10:00am:

  • S-2102, Requires police officers to take temporary custody of firearms for not less than one hundred twenty hours when responding to reports of family violence. Companion A-2413.
  • S-7365A, Requires reasonable controls and procedures to be taken with respect to the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of pistol converters. Companion A-10053.
  • S-7802, Requires the Division of Criminal Justice Services to certify the technological viability of personalized handguns and to establish requirements related to the sale of personalized handguns. No companion.
  • S-9137A, Prohibits openly carrying a rifle or shotgun. Companion A-10052A.

Senate EnCon agenda for Tuesday May 21 @ 11:00am:

  • S-8382B, Authorizes hunting big game by rifle in the county of Niagara. Companion A-9130A.
  • S-7985A, Establishes environmental standards for ambient lead and lead contamination. Companion A-8452A.


Wednesday’s Newsbits:





S-3340 ERPO reporting passed Senate

S-3340, Requires Extreme Risk Protection Orders to be reported to the statewide computerized registry of orders of protection and certain warrants of arrest, passed the Senate. Companion A-5830 on 3rd Reading since February.

Legislative update

A-10194, Makes it illegal for certain persons to possess or sell a pistol converter or a converted pistol, has been introduced as a companion to S-9225.

Assembly Codes agenda for Tuesday, May 14 @ 11:00am:

  • A-8085, Permits those licensed to carry or possess a pistol or revolver or to purchase or take possession of a semi-automatic rifle or licensed to hunt wildlife to purchase or take possession of ammunition without requiring contacting the statewide license and record database.
  • A-8185, Repeals certain provisions establishing a fee for background checks on certain firearm and ammunition purchases; removes such fees as a source of funds for the background check fund.

Assembly EnCon agenda for Tuesday, May 14 @ 12:00pm:

  • A-10113, Extends provisions authorizing big game hunting in Albany county until October 1, 2026.

Senate Consumer Protection agenda for Tuesday, May 14 @ 10:30am:

  • S-8479, Requires issuers of credit and debit cards to use certain merchant category codes for firearm and ammunition dealers.

Purely coincidental

Yesterday, Senator Zellnor Myrie held a presser touting new legislation effectively prohibiting all Glock handguns.

Today he announced his intention to run for NYC Mayor next year.

S-6649 has been Reported

S-6649, Requires firearms dealers to post and provide written warnings to purchasers of dangers posed by access to weapons in the home, has been Reported.

Companion A-2882 has been on 3rd Reading since January.


Tuesday’s Newsbits:




Legislative update

S-8589, Relates to who can be a petitioner for an Extreme Risk Protection Order, has been Reported. Companion A-7717.

New bill introduction, A-10053/S-7365A, Requires reasonable controls and procedures to be taken with respect to the sale, manufacturing, importing and marketing of pistol converters.  Media coverage at Newsmax and the Daily Caller.