New York: Illegal firearm purchase bill passed into law

Protest Rally

2021 New York active gun legislation
S 13/S 14 Ghost guns – banning
S 1048A Gun businesses – holding accountable
S 1235 – Waiting period for purchases – lengthening
S 4116 Gun serial numbers – requiring
S 5000 -PASSED INTO LAW-, Background checks – improving
S 5026 Domestic abuse – preventing


Illegal firearm purchase bill passed into law

July 08, 2021

  • S 5000, passed into law. It prohibits anyone with to purchase a firearm for someone prohibited from possessing a firearm. 👍 like

Several gun safety bills progressing in the legislature

June 4, 2021

  • S 13/S 14, passed the Senate. It bans ghost guns. These are homemade guns that people make from Internet devices to avoid serial number tracing. 👍 like
  • S 1048A, passed the Senate. It holds gun manufactures responsible for the dangerous weapons they make.👍 like
  • S 1235, passed the Senate. It establishes a waiting period of 10 days after the purchase of a gun, before it can be exchanged. This is designed to be a cooling off period. 👍 like
  • S 4116, is before full Senate. It requires all semi-automatic weapons be inscribed with a serial number. This process greatly aids in solving crimes.👍 like

The NRA is fighting all of these bills. They’ve asked their members to contact their State Senator on S 4116. This bill is ready for a final vote at any time. Gun violence prevention supporters offset the power of the NRA by contacting their State Senator and asking for support of S 4116. You can find all your representatives at Common Cause.


Three gun violence prevention bills before the full Senate

May 19, 2021

  • S 1048A, is before full Senate. It holds gun manufactures responsible for the dangerous weapons they make.👍 like
  • S 4116, is before full Senate. It requires all semi-automatic weapons be inscribed with a serial number. This process greatly aids in solving crimes.👍 like
  • S 5026, is before full Senate. It requires the police to confiscate guns when responding to a domestic violence dispute. The NRA would have guns left with angry and violent people after a domestic dispute. 👍 like

These bills recently passed out of committees and are ready for a Senate vote at any time. This is the moment to offset the power of the NRA and contact your State Senator. Ask for support of S 1048A, S 4116 and S 5026. You can find all your representatives at Common Cause.