Biaggi and the Senate Majority pass measures to prevent gun violence


Senator Alessandra Biaggi and the Senate Democratic Majority advanced legislation last week to prevent gun violence and make New York’s communities safer.

The package includes bills to hold those responsible for the marketing and distribution of firearms used in criminal activity, combat the dangers of imitation weapons, expand safety training for gun owners, enact measures to track gun violence data and fund meaningful research on the gun violence epidemic. Additionally, this legislation will improve the enforcement and pre-existing laws against firearm sales to individuals with outstanding warrants and creates forceful measures to eliminate the circulation of unfinished receivers and untraceable weapons.

This legislative package builds on the Senate Democratic Majority’s previous legislation to stand up to the corporate gun lobby and protect New Yorkers from gun violence.

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