New York State - About 80 percent of gun show operators in New York State have agreed to implement new safety standards this year.
The rules would ensure that proper background checks are performed on all gun buyers, including those purchasing weapons from private sellers.
Twenty-three gun show operators in New York, including some in Rochester, Batavia, Caledonia, Canandaigua and North Geneva, will also tag weapons brought into the gun show by private sellers and limit the number of entrances and exits for private sellers to make sure procedures are followed.
The rules also ask gun show operators to step up security outside the show to crack down on the illegal sale of guns in parking lots.
The 23 gun show operators who have agreed to the added safety measures are:
- Alabama Hunt Club, Inc.
- BLG Auction Services
- Bontrager Real Estate and Auction Services
- Clayton Rotary Club
- Daniel A. Carter Auction Co., Inc.
- Empire State Arms Collectors Association, Inc.
- Goldfuss & Assoc.
- Hessney Auction Company, LTD
- Mid Atlantic Arms Collectors
- Mid-Hudson Promotions, Inc.
- Mid State Arms Collectors & Shooters Club, Inc.
- NEACA Inc.
- New York State Arms Collectors Association, Inc.
- Niagara Frontier Collectors, Inc
- Niagara Frontier Gun Shows, Inc
- Newmart Promotions, Inc.
- RG Mason Auction
- Roy Teitsworth, Inc.
- TB Auction, Hunt Real Estate
- York-Penn Shows, Inc.
- Westchester Collectors, Inc.
- West Potsdam Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.
- Williston Auctions, Inc.