Provisions in a sweeping gun control bill before the New York Legislature:
—Further restrict assault weapons to define them by a single feature,such as a pistol grip. Current law requires two features.
—Make the unsafe storage of assault weapons a misdemeanor.
—Mandate a police registry of assault weapons.
—Establish a state registry for all private sales,with a background check done through a licensed dealer for a fee,excluding sales to immediate relatives.
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