Bill Text: NY A05209 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to the right of the people to bear and keep arms.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 15-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-13 - held for consideration in codes [A05209 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05209-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          5209
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 7, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. BARCLAY, FINCH, HAWLEY, MONTESANO, PALMESANO,
          ASHBY, MANKTELOW, MORINELLO, REILLY, BYRNES, CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored
          by -- M. of A.  BLANKENBUSH, DiPIETRO, STEC -- read once and  referred
          to the Committee on Codes
                    CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY
        proposing  an amendment to article 1 of the constitution, in relation to
          the right to bear and keep arms
     1    Section 1. Resolved (if the Senate concur),  That  article  1  of  the
     2  constitution be amended by adding a new section 19 to read as follows:
     3    §  19.  Right  to  keep  and bear arms. A well regulated militia being
     4  necessary to the security of a free state, the right of  the  people  to
     5  keep and bear arms cannot be infringed.
     6    §  2. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the foregoing amendment be
     7  referred to the first regular legislative session  convening  after  the
     8  next  succeeding  general  election  of members of the assembly, and, in
     9  conformity with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution,  be
    10  published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD89020-01-9
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