N.Y. General Business Law Section 898-A
Definitions


For purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

1.

“Deceptive acts or practices” shall have the same meaning as defined in article 22-A (Consumer Protection From Deceptive Acts and Practices)article twenty-two-A of this chapter.

2.

“Reasonable controls and procedures” shall mean policies that include, but are not limited to:

(a)

instituting screening, security, inventory and other business practices to prevent thefts of qualified products as well as sales of qualified products to straw purchasers, traffickers, persons prohibited from possessing firearms under state or federal law, or persons at risk of injuring themselves or others; and

(b)

preventing deceptive acts and practices and false advertising and otherwise ensuring compliance with all provisions of article 22-A (Consumer Protection From Deceptive Acts and Practices)article twenty-two-A of this chapter.

3.

“False advertising” shall have the same meaning as defined in article 22-A (Consumer Protection From Deceptive Acts and Practices)article twenty-two-A of this chapter.

4.

“Gun industry member” shall mean a person, firm, corporation, company, partnership, society, joint stock company or any other entity or association engaged in the sale, manufacturing, distribution, importing or marketing of firearms, ammunition, ammunition magazines, and firearms accessories.

5.

The terms “knowingly” and “recklessly” shall have the same meaning as defined in section 15.05 of the penal law.

6.

“Qualified product” shall have the same meaning as defined in 15 U.S.C. section 7903(4).

Source: Section 898-A — Definitions, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/GBS/898-A (updated Jul. 9, 2021; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Jul. 9, 2021

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