Ensuring passage of anything means giving a little something to everyone...
The new gun control law would reportedly codify "Mark's Law" and allow pistol permit holders to opt out of having their names subject to a freedom of information request.
The upping of penalties for killing a first responder clearly explains by this issue came up recently in NNY where Senator Patty Ritchie had argued for such a measure and her potential future rival, Addie Russell, suddenly introduced the same thing in the Assembly.
The FOIL provision was also in the Russell proposal. She must have known something.
Passage is expected quickly and may have happened already for all I know. Opponents say its mostly window dressing, but its central points include a reduction to seven rounds the number of bullets in a magazine.
Details Of Gun Package Include FOIL Provision