A new law in New York extends the waiting period for certain gun purchases from three to 30 days.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the law on Monday and it comes into effect in September.
Under current federal law, arms dealers must wait three days before making a sale if someone is not immediately approved by the National Criminal Investigation Review System.
The sale could continue even if the background check were not completed.
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Now we have to wait 30 days for the background checkup.
According to Syracuse.com, the legislators of Cuomo and the Democrats have more time to complete a thorough investigation after the extended background check.
Michael Ginaris, D-Queens, Senate Sponsor of the bill.
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said Tom King, President of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association The new law is not necessary. The three-day waiting period worked well and the legislature extended the deadline for largely political reasons.
"This is something the governor and politicians say to make you more secure. That's nonsense. "
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Cuomo also signed a bill banning bans. In March, a nationwide bump stick ban came into force.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.