Here are the bills New Yorkers Against Gun Violence are pushing for this legislative session:
- A-2105/S-214, Expands eligibility for victims and survivors of crime to access victim compensation funds by removing the mandatory law enforcement reporting requirement and providing alternative forms of evidence that would show that a qualifying crime was committed.
- A-2893/S-580, Makes community violence prevention services available, to the extent permitted by federal law, to any Medicaid beneficiary who has received medical treatment for an injury sustained as a result of an act of community violence and has been referred by a certified or licensed health care provider or social services provider to receive community violence prevention services from a qualified violence prevention professional.
- A-4917/S-4598, Enacts the “School Anti-Violence Education Act”; creates a school anti-violence education program; establishes a school anti-violence education fund.
- A-9553/S-270, Imposes an excise tax on the sale of ammunition to be deposited into the firearm violence intervention fund to help victims of and witnesses to violence.