Cuomo Signs Red Flag Bill

Governor Cuomo has signed the “Extreme Risk Protection Order” (Red Flag Bill) legislation into law. This bill provides a process that permits school administrators (or other chief administrative officer) or their designee to petition the court for the issuance of an extreme risk protection order. The court may then issue an order that would prohibit the respondent from purchasing, possessing, or attempting to purchase a firearm, rifle, or shotgun. The law further stipulates additional processes that are summarized in the attached bill analysis. Read full analysis here.