New York A 7362 - Hearings April 28, 2019 New York A 7362Requires five public hearings to be conducted by the senate and assembly codes committees prior to the passage of any legislation relating to gun controlBy Will Barclay (R)*, Ken Blankenbush (R), Karl Brabenec (R), Kevin Byrne (R), Marje Byrnes (R), Cliff Crouch (R), Joe De Stefano (R), Gary Finch (R), Joe Giglio (R), Brian Kolb (R), Kieran Lalor (R), Peter Lawrence (R), Dave McDonough (R), Brian Miller (R), Angelo Morinello (R), Michael Norris (R), Phil Palmesano (R), Mike Reilly Jr. (R), John Salka (R), Robert Smullen (R), Dan Stec (R), Mary Beth Walsh (R) LEAP Forward Position: Oppose Bill Summary 3 § 32-b. Gun control legislation; public hearings. After introduction 4 and a minimum of thirty days prior to voting on any bill relating to gun 5 control the senate codes committee and the assembly codes committee 6 jointly or separately shall conduct a minimum of five public hearings on 7 such bills. Such hearings shall be conducted regionally to provide indi- 8 viduals and organizations throughout the state with an opportunity to 9 comment on such bills. The committees shall make every effort to hear 10 all those who wish to present statements at such public hearings. The 11 chairs of the committees jointly or separately shall publish a schedule 12 of hearings. The testimony from such hearings shall be compiled into a 13 report and posted on the assembly’s website and senate’s website for 14 public review. For purposes of this section the term “gun control legis- 15 lation” shall mean any legislation which amends, restricts, or in any 16 other manner changes an individual’s right to own, possess, carry, or 17 fire any pistol, handgun, rifle, shotgun, or other firearm. Subscribe For weekly updates on the legislation and lawmakers tracked by LEAP Forward. Email Address Sign Up Your email address won’t be shared with any political campaign or any other organization or entity. Information is solely for use by LEAP Forward and only for the dissemination of my weekly newsletter. Thank you!